Quick Chaat Mix

Preparation info
  • Makes About

    1 Tablespoon

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Use the Quick Chaat Mix as a toasted seasoning mix for grilled chicken or sprinkle it over the raitas (yogurt sauces) in this book.


  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon coriander seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon<


  1. Set a dry skillet over medium heat (do not use a nonstick skillet for this). Add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and peppercorns and heat, shaking the pan occasionally, until the spices are fragrant and toasted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Allow the spices to cool, then grind them to a powder in a spice mill. Add the ginger, mint leaves, and salt and continue to grind u