Something to talk about.
Yes, you read that correctly: it is 'chaat', not 'chat'. But if you prepare one of these Indian delicacies the right way, your guests will definitely have something worth talking about.
As you would expect in a land that holds dozens of sub-cultures, India has developed as many chaats as they have languages. By some counts that is over 3,000, but at least two dozen official ones. This tasty treat is a favorite of everyone, as evidenced by the many street stands and even entire restaurants which specialize in this delicious snack.
Here are just a few recipes out of that vast variety...