Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Ragda Patties.

Ragda patties is a popular Indian fast food or snack every Mumbaiite can fall for. It is a member of the "Chaat" family and needs no introduction.
Ingredients :
For Ragda : 1 cup white peas soaked overnight , 2 tbspn oil ,
1/4th cup finely chopped onion , 1/4 tspn cumin , Salt to taste , Red chilly powder , sabzi Masala

For Patties : 2 cup boiled mashed potatoes , Salt to taste , Green Chillies + 2 pinch Cumin Powder . 1/4th tspn garlic powder ground together

Other : Sweet n sour tamarind + dates chutney , spicy green chutney , finely chopped onion , cilantro , Chat Masala

Procedure :

For Ragda : Soak white peas overnight. Pressure cook them till they cook well but don't fall apart. Heat oil in a Pan and add cumin followed by finely chopped onion. Saute the onion for couple of minutes , then add the the cooked white peas + red chilly powder + sabji masala + salt to taste . Mix a tbspn full of mashed potato in the Ragda. This gives body to the curry and keeps it from being flowy and watery.

For Patties : Grind green chillies + cumin powder + garlic powder in a blender. Mix the ground mixture to mashed potatoes , add salt to taste and make patties. Coat them with a thin layer of Sooji / Rava and shallow fry them on a medium high heat.

To Serve : Place patties in a plate and ragda on top. Drizzle the sweet and spicy chutneys and garnish it with finely chopped onion , cilantro , chat Masala . Ragda Patties is ready to serve.


RS said...

Hi swati
I tried this dish at home. Came out decently well for a first time try..

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