Crispy Edible Diyas with Pasta Chat
  1. Method for Diyas
  2. Firstly, in a mixing bowl take 1 cup Maida and ½ tsp salt. Mix well.
  3. Prepare smooth and soft dough adding water as required.
  4. Now take a ball sized dough, and flatten it.
  5. Dust flour as required and roll thin. (I like crisp Diyas).
  6. Prick the flattened dough with a fork to avoid from puffing up while frying.
  7. Place a dough disc in the earthen Diya and wrap the Diya.
  8. Trim off excess making sure the dough has covered well.
  9. Deep fry in hot oil or bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30 minutes.
  10. Splash oil till the Diya separates from the dough.
  11. Now fry the dough Diya, till it turns golden and crisp.
  12. Drain and keep aside.
  13. Fry a little pasta too to make the wick of the lamp. Fry on low flame as it turns brown very easily.
  14. Method for Chat
  15. Boil pasta in enough water with little salt and oil.
  16. Strain it and remove water.
  17. Boil the sweet corn and green peas together.
  18. Strain and keep aside.
  19. Mix all above ingredients and squeeze the lemons.
  20. Adjust all ingredients according to your taste.
  21. Fill prepared mixture into the Diyas and garnish with
  22. Mint, coriander, spring onion greens and peppers.
  23. Enjoy yummy Crispy Edible Diyas filled with Pasta Chat.
  24. You can enjoy it without Diyas too just as I did.
Recipe Notes

Prepare Diyas beforehand and store in airtight container.

Mix chat just before serving.

Fry the Diyas on low to medium flame to turn crisp and golden.

Finally, use the shape of the Diya of your choice to make small or large Diya chat recipe.