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Num Nums - Best Indian Chaat in Wentworthville

As one of the best Indian restaurants in Wentworthville, Num Nums offers a variety of Indian chaat and street food options that have rich textures and exotic flavour profiles. Chaat is known to unite the different regions in India whether they are from the Northern region or the Southern region of India.  Chaat is not just great in taste, but good for health as well. 

Some of our in-house specials include cheese pav bhaji, samosa pav, Misal pav and much more. Indian chaat food items can range from being a fast snack to a full dinner and can be consumed on the go as finger food or at a dinner table. A shopping trip in Wentworthville is simply incomplete without heading down to Num Nums and indulging in delicious Indian chaat!

What is Chaat?

In India, chaat is a popular street snack. It’s made using a variety of natural ingredients, spices, and herbs. Chaats come in a variety of flavours, including onion stuffed, potato stuffed, and kachori chaat.  These dishes offer the palette a symphony of unusual flavours and textures thanks to its aromatic spices and tangy sauces. India’s culinary diversity has resulted in a plethora of Indian chaat recipes inspired by the country’s diverse regions. 

Indian chaat items are also favoured by people from different ethnicities. People of all ages adore the delectable chaats sold on the streets of India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. Its accessibility and affordability have made it a smart and lucrative business opportunity for several low-income households in India. While the plethora of Indian chaat may differ in appearance and flavour, they all contain a similar combination of sweet, salty, crunchy, spicy, and savoury components.

Best Indian Chaat Dishes In Our Menu

  • Samosas are one of the most ideal treats for any Indian snack lover. We stuff our triangular-shaped treats with yummy mashed potatoes infused with garden-fresh herbs and freshly grounded spices. Our samosas are crunchy on the outside and very soft on the inside. This is one of the most perfect finger foods which is simply delectable.
  • Chilli Pakora is known as the quintessential rainfall snack, which is usually accompanied by a cup of tea or coffee. Our chilli pakora is mixed with fresh red chilli powder, garam masala, chaat masala and a mix of exotic Indian spices that are deep-fried to perfection. 
  • Bread Pakora is a spicy bread fritter that is dipped in chickpea flour, giving the fritters a crispy and crunchy texture. These pakoras are a must-try if you are a true bread lover!
  • Kachori is a sumptuous deep-fried and stuffed snack. Our kachoris are stuffed with spiced lentils and wrapped in delicate layers of puff pastry layer puff pastry keeping the inside soft and the outer layer crunchy. Don’t even think twice before ordering!
  • Aloo Tikki is one of the most popularly loved North Indian fast foods, also known as the Indian hashbrowns. We make our aloo tikkis with garden-fresh potatoes, which are then boiled and laced with fresh spices and herbs that are then deep-fried in vegetable oil. Aloo tikkis at Num Nums are a must try and you can pair your tikkis with yummy chutneys or ketchup to enhance the flavour of the tikkis. 
  • Onion Pakoda is one of the most delicious and yet simple Indian snacks that are favoured by every age group. We dip our thinly sliced onions in our specially spiced chickpea flour mixed with Indian herbs and spices that are a treat for your tastebuds and senses. Relish our delicious onion pakoras by themselves or with a side of ketchup or are yummy in-house chutneys.
  • Paneer Pakoda is made with our in-house paneer cubes which are dipped in a specially spiced batter which is then fried till it’s golden brown. Our pakoras are crunchy and crispy on the outer layer and a little gooey on the inside.
  • Samosa Channa Chaat has spicy chole (garbanzo) which we serve with a yummy samosa with dollops of yoghurt, mint and green chilli chutney green and a sweet and tangy red chutney. Our samosa channa chaat is hands down considered to be the most popular Indian street food we have on our menu. 
  • Pappadi Chaat is a dynamic snack with flavours that range from being sour, spicy and zingy. Our special pappadi chaat is made with crispy flat puris also known as pappadis that are topped with a fistful of fresh sev, onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and other fresh goodies, which elevates the flavour quotient in this special chaat dish. 
  • Basket Chaat is made with grated, deep-fried potatoes that are dipped in our in-house chaat chutneys. This chaat recipe is served in an edible basket, which also becomes a part of the chaat recipe. 
  • Sev Dahi Poori is a chatpata Indian chaat snack from Mumbai. This Indian fast food item is known for its sweet-sour, tangy and spicy flavour. This simple but yummy Indian chaat dish is made with dahi (yoghurt), sev, potato and puris are used to make this awesome snack.
  • Kachori Chaat is from Rajasthan and North India. Our flaky puffs are stuffed with spicy dry lentil filling which is accompanied with a fried green chilli and chaat chutneys. 
  • Ragda Pani Poori is a delicious curry made from dry white peas that are filled in crispy-fried puffed balls, accompanied by potato, onions, spices, and tangy flavoured water made with zingy tamarind or mint chutney. 
  • Bombay Bhel is the perfect evening or mid-day snack. It is made with fresh puffed rice, crispy pooris, veggies and shallots which are doused in chaat masalas and garnished with a little lime juice and amchur. 
  • Ragda Pattice is the Indian version of mashed potatoes and gravy. It is available at every Indian chaat vendor or Indian restaurant serving Indian fast foods. This dish is also extremely famous in Maharashtra and Gujarat. The white peas are curry over the potato patties and dress it up with sweet and tangy chaat chutneys and crispy sev and then garnished with diced onions and fresh cilantro.
  • Vada Pav is also one of the most popular Indian street foods found almost everywhere in Bombay. This dish is made with a deep-fried potato dumpling that is placed in the middle of a freshly made bread bun also referred to as pav. Our vada pav comes with yummy chutneys and a green chili pepper which you relish simultaneously while eating our vada pav. 
  • Samosa Vada Pav is stuffed in our fresh pav where the filling is doused with our in-house chaat chutneys. Our samosa vada pav also comes with a dash of green chili pepper on the side for you to indulge in. Samosa vada pav is an ideal evening snack that can be either paired with a hot cup of chai or coffee. 
  • Cheese Vada Pav is our modernised take on the famous vada pav, but with freshly grated cheese. This vada pav is definitely a cheesy delight that is loved by everyone. The aloo pattie is sandwiched between the toasted pav and generously laced with our in-house garlic chutney.

Health Benefits Of Eating Our Indian Chaat

To begin with, Num Nums’ chaat masala is high in minerals like iron and calcium, which can be found in mango powder, asafoetida, and cumin. Iron and calcium are essential for the formation of red blood cells and strong bones. Vitamins A and C are found in dried red hot chilli peppers, and they are beneficial to the eyes and immunity, respectively.  Cumin seed, which is used in our chaat powder, is known to be high in magnesium and micronutrients. Cumin seeds are a good source of Vitamin A, which is found in chaat masala powder. Cumin also contains a compound that has been shown to alleviate symptoms of high blood sugar levels. Asafoetida contains the vitamins niacin and riboflavin B. Finally, coriander contributes a small but significant amount of vitamin C.

Antioxidants are present in Indian spices in general, and chaat masala is no exception. Hing is high in ferulic acid, which fights cancer-causing free radicals in the body. When it comes to digestion, black pepper is a godsend. The spices black pepper and coriander have been shown to help with bloating and flatulence. Therefore, having our plethora of Indian chaat and street food items offer a wide range of health benefits to you. 

Nostalgic Memories of Chaat

If you are an Indian, you know that chaat is not just all about the taste, flavour and texture but also about all the nostalgic memories that it provides. This is because nothing beats having Indian chaat in the streets of India. We at Num Nums want you to re-experience this feeling and that’s why we provide the best chaat items for you. The best part about our Indian chaat options is that it is extremely budget-friendly, which means you can indulge in different types of Indian fast foods without compromising on your budget. So, visit our Wentworthville branch and give the same experience to people in Australia by introducing them to tasty and nostalgic Indian chaats.