Fruit chaat or Fruit Salad, a spiced fruit salad, is a common iftar fruit dish that can be found on almost every iftar table in South Asia. You could argue that there is no such thing as a chaat recipe, and even if there were, the variations would number in the hundreds, if not thousands, depending on the season and the preferences of each family. Fruit chaat, a form of spiced fruit salad common in Pakistan, is traditionally made with apples, oranges, bananas, and guava when in season. The chaat masala, on the other hand, is an essential component of the chaat. (Chana Chaat Recipe).
Ramadan falls on various months every year due to the lunar calendar, and it normally goes up two weeks from year to year. Ramadan has recently fallen in the late summer. Because the best fruit chaat is very seasonal, I change what I make every Ramadan. Since Ramadan fell during the winter months when my children were young, my fruit chaat included a lot of citrus, apples, and bananas. Berries, Colorado cherries, and apricots are on the menu this year.
2 oranges, medium.
1 medium peach or nectarine, halved and pitted 2 medium apricots, halved and pitted.
6 big strawberries (without stems).
12 pitted cherries 6 ounces blueberries (approximately 1 1/4 cup).
2 tsp masala for chaat (see Recipe Note).
3 bananas, medium.
2 teaspoons new mint leaves, coarsely chopped.
Just follow these simple steps to make the best fruit chaat at home.
Remove the peel and white pith from the oranges by cutting through them. Break the oranges into small dice after slicing them. Place in a big mixing bowl.
Chaat masala is a South Asian spice mix that is sweet, sour, and spicy.