Wai Wai Chatpate (Popular Nepali Snack)

If you’re craving a quick, spicy, flavorful snack, Nepal’s most popular snack, Wai Wai Chatpate, is the perfect choice. It’s got this spicy and tangy flavor that people of all ages love! The best part? It’s so easy to make, and can enjoy it as a quick snack or a light meal.

WAI WAI CHATPATE

When it comes to instant noodles in Nepal, Wai Wai takes the crown as the undisputed favorite. What makes it so beloved is its versatility – you can enjoy it fried or as a comforting soup, or even in its tantalizing sadeko form.

Among all the Wai Wai variations, the chatpate version stands out as the ultimate snack that Nepalese folks can’t get enough of!

Wai wai chatpate is my go-to snack whenever I visit a Nepalese restaurant, and I can’t resist making at home when hosting family or friends. The perfect blend of flavors, and the satisfying crunch of this dish make it an absolute favorite for any occasion.

WAI WAI CHATPATE RECIPE

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Ingredients

INGREDIENTS FOR WAI WAI CHATPATE

#Wai Wai

#Vegetables

  • ¼ cup chopped onion (finely chopped)
  • ⅓ cup chopped tomato (finely chopped)
  • ⅓ cup chopped cucumber
  • 2 green chili (finely chopped)
  • ½ cup boiled potatoes (optional)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp green peas (Matar)
  • 2 tbsp black chickpeas (Chana)

Note: You can use either raw, soaked peas or boiled chickpeas. In this recipe, I use boiled chickpeas and green peas. You can also find fried chickpeas or green peas in the market if you prefer. The choice is completely up to your personal preferences.

#Seasoning

  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • ½ red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

#Oil

#Other

  • 6 tbsp spicy snacks (Bhujia/Dalmot) –Optional
  • 2 cups puffed rice

Instructions On How To Make Wai Wai Chatpate

#1. Add the tomato, onion, green chili, cilantro, lemon juice, green peas, chickpeas, potato, all seasoning (chaat masala, chili powder, lemon juice, salt to taste), and wai wai seasonings to a mixing bowl. Mix everything well.

#2. Crush the Wai Wai noodles into smaller pieces. Then add wai wai noodles, puff rice, dalmot, and oil to the bowl. Mix well until all the ingredients are combined.

#3. Enjoy the delicious Wai Wai Chatpate. Serve immediately to retain its crunchiness; otherwise, it will be soggy.

WAI WAI CHATPATE RECIPE

Serving Suggestions for Chatpate

Here are some ideas for serving your delicious Wai Wai Chatpate:

  • Serve it as a snack: Chatpate is perfect for any time of the day. You can enjoy it with a cup of hot tea or coffee.
  • Pair it with cold drinks: The tangy and spicy flavor of chatpate pairs well with cold drinks like lemonade or soda.

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If you try this wai wai chatpate recipe, please let me know what you think in the comments, and if you enjoy it, please give it a five-star rating.

WAI WAI CHATPATE RECIPE
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Wai Wai Chatpate (Popular Nepali Snacks)

This delicious and easy-to-make Wai Wai Chatpate is perfect for any time of day. The combination of Wai Wai noodles, vegetables, and spices makes this dish a perfect snack for any occasion.
Prep Time10 minutes
Active Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Asian, Nepali
Keyword: Nepali chatpate recipe, Nepali easy snacks, Wai wai chatpate
category: Snacks
Yield: 3 people

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Fork/Spoon

Ingredients

Vegetables

  • ¼ cup chopped onion (finely chopped)
  • cup chopped tomato (finely chopped)
  • cup chopped cucumber
  • 2 green chili (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp black chickpeas (Chana)
  • 2 tbsp green peas (Matar)
  • ½ cup boiled potatoes – Optional

Seasoning

  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp lemon
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp chaat masala

Oil

Other

  • 2 cup puff rice
  • 6 tbsp spicy snacks (Bhujia/Dalmot) –Optional

Instructions

  • Add the tomato, chopped onion, green chili, cilantro, lemon juice, peas, chickpeas, potato, all seasoning (chat masala, chili powder, lemon juice, salt to taste), and wai wai seasonings to a bowl. Mix everything well.
  • Crush the Wai Wai noodles into smaller pieces. Then add wai wai noodles, puff rice, dalmot, and oil to the bowl. Mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Enjoy the delicious Wai Wai Chatpate with your favorite cold or hot drink.
    Serve immediately to retain its crunchiness; otherwise, it will be soggy.

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Notes

# You can use either raw, soaked peas or boiled chickpeas. In this recipe, I use boiled chickpeas and green peas. You can also find fried chickpeas or green peas in the market if you prefer. The choice is completely up to your personal preferences.
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Hi, I'm Jeena, and I'm the author of Chaos of Flavor, a food blog dedicated to my love for cooking.  As someone who is deeply rooted in Nepalese culture, I enjoy sharing my passion for Nepalese cuisine through my recipes, including fusion recipes, which you'll find plenty of on my blog. Join me on my blog to stay up-to-date with my latest recipes :)

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