Ragda Patties

Ragda Patties is famous Indian Chaat also know as Aloo tikki chaat/Sev Usal. It is made of potato patties and spicy sauce made of dried green peas. It is garnished with spicy chutneys, chopped onions, sev & cilantro for garnish.

Ingredients for the Ragda:

  • Green Vatana (Whole Dried Green Peas) – 2 cups
  • Water – 6 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder -1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – few
  • Ginger – 2 tsp, minced
  • Green Chillies – to taste, minced
  • Onions – 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Tomato – 1 large, chopped
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon Powder – 1/4 tblsp
  • Cilantro – for garnish
  • Sugar and salt as per taste

Directions:

  • Wash and soak the Vatana overnight in water. Drain, rinse and add Vatana plus fresh water (6 cups) and salt to taste in a pressure cooker. Allow pressure cooker to whistle once, reduce the stove to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Allow the pressure to go down by itself.
  • Heat Oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, Add Turmeric Powder and Curry Leaves. Mix. Add Ginger & Green Chilies. Add Tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add crushed cinnamon. Pour in cooked Vatana and bring to a boil. Additional water may be added to get desired consistency.
  • Add Salt and Sugar as per taste.
  • Garnish with Cilantro (Coriander Leaves)

Ingredients for the Patties:

  • 5-6 Potatoes – boiled, peeled and mashed
  • Ginger/Green Chili Paste – 1 Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tblsp
  • Crushed Black Pepper – 1 tblsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) for garnish

  • Boil, peel and mash Potatoes. Add all ingredients and mix well with hands.
  • Take a small portion (as big as you want the patty to be) and form a round and flat patty. Form all patties. Shallow fry patties with a little oil and brown both sides.
  • Place 1 to 2 patties in a flat bowl or dish. Pour Ragda over patties. Garnish with Coriander Chutney or Mint Chutney, Tamarind Chutney, Sev, chopped Onions and Cilantro.

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