Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ragda Patties

Chaat is an integral part of Indian cuisine...always available at every "galli nukkad" (small street corners) and you don't have to break the bank to enjoy it! Be it pani puri, dahi chaat, bhel or ragda...classic combo never fails :) !!


Ragda:


Ingredients: Serves 4

250 gms green or white peas, soak in water overnight and pressure cook till soft
Onion: 1 large
Tomato: 2
Green chilies: 1-2
Ginger: 1 inch
Turmeric powder: 1/4th tsp
Cumin powder: 1 tbsp
1 tsp coriander pwd
Garam masala powder: ¾ th tbsp
Fresh cilantro leaves finely chopped for garnish
Salt to taste
1/2 tbsp oil

Wizz onion, tomatoes, ginger and green chilies in a blender. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let them splutter; now add the onion- tomato paste. Cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Add the spice powders and salt, followed by cooked peas, stir well and bring to a boil.




 Aloo tikki/ Patties:

 Combine 3-4 mashed potatoes and 2 bread slices, pinch of red chili powder or finely chopped green chilies, 1 tsp jeera(cumin), little grated ginger and finely chopped cilantro and mix well. Make small patties/cutlets and shallow fry till golden brown on both sides.

To serve: place two aloo tikkis, spoon some warm ragda over the tikkis. Add some tamarind chutney and cilantro chutney over it…with some finely chopped onions and cilantro… dig in that fork….!!
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23 comments:

  1. yummy ragda patties ...looks so delicious n inviting ....lovely clicks make me hungry here

    Satya

    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  2. Looks super delicious ..love e pics..

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  3. the pics are just so inviting ...the last pic of the crisp tikki succeeds to give a taste of it...:)

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  4. whenever i make this chaat I make many tikkis as both me and hubby love to munch on them. the ragda pattice looks total yum.

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  5. you are now seriously reminding me of school days and the chat stall waiting for the school bell to go...

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  6. Wow...fall in first sight...lovely ragda pattice..

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  7. mmm... mmm...mmmm.... I can gobble that plate up in a snap :)

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  8. mmmmmmmmmmmm.....che bontà!!complimenti!!ciao!

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  9. Yummy and inviting..looks fantastic.

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  10. Thanks guys...so agree that nothing beats a plate of chaat!!:)

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  11. This is yet another page in the bible of chat that cannot be missed. Looks very inviting...can you hear me making those strange noise..

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  12. vry intresting ragda patties.. never thought like dis. good idea.. luks crispy and delicious

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  13. Wow....Ragda patties looks wonderful and yummy.

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  14. Salivating right now looking at these pics! Perfect for a rainy day afternoon, with a cup of chai...am going to have to make them Sunday! Your photos are amazing!

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  17. Droolworthy pics and post, I am craving for some chat NOW!

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  18. Mouthwatering and delicious ragda pattis.Looks so delectable.

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