Chaat is the Snack that Keeps India Humming All Day

Chandra Ram

In India, it’s always snack time. You might grab a bag of just-fried plantain chips while walking through the market. Or nibble on crunchy, nutty bhel puri snack mix from a paper cone while strolling on the beach after dinner. A shopping trip isn’t complete without sipping a cup of tea and crunching on a few spicy murukku while chatting with the store clerk. Skipping lunch just means you have room for a spicy vada pav...