Friday, February 22, 2013

Ragda Patties

Ragda patties is an Indian fast food item commonly seen in Mumbai. This dish has two parts ragda- the yellow piece curry and the patties - the potato cutlets. Iam great fan of all these chat items. I wanted to give a surprise to my husband by preparing this item.It was so much fun while preparing this as all the time i was wondering how this will turn out. This recipe is a bit time taking but i bet u its worth thetime after tasting it. 

For Ragda Filling
1 cup  dried white peas
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
21/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp tamarind (imli) , soaked
salt to taste

For the tempering (for ragda)1/4 tsp mustard seeds 
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 tbsp oil

For patties
8- Beans
2 tbsp-chat masala
1/2 tbsp-jeera powder
21/2 -chilli powder
1tbsp-Daniya powder
Salt according to the taste
Corn flour-to make dry(qs)
Oil for shallow frying
(The above mentioned masalas amount can be increased or decreased according to the taste)

To serve
Katta meeta chutney

For Ragada 
  1. Soak the dried peas overnight.
  2. Drain, add approximately 3 to 4 cups of fresh water and pressure cook for 4 whistles or until the peas are soft.
  3. Prepare the tempering by heating the oil, adding the mustard seeds, asafoetida and stirring till the mustard seeds crackle.
  4. Add in all the other ingredients for the ragda adding more water if required. Mix well mashing the peas slightly so that the gravy becomes thicker (grind some amount of peas to make it thicker).
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes and keep aside.

For Patties
1. Boil and peel the potato and keep aside
2. Now boil the carrots and beans and keep them aside.
3. In a boil smash the veggies and potatoes and to this mixture add all the masala.
4. just before preparing add corn flour and make them into round shape and shallow fry them

For Katta meeta chutney.
3tbsp-tamarind paste
1/2 tbsp-jeera powder
1/2 tbsp-chilli powder
salt to taste
(sugar and chilli powder quantity can be increased or decreased according to taste)

To serve
Place the patties on a plate.Now add the ragda to the side of the patties and on top of both of them add katta meet chutney and garnish with onions. Now the tasty ragda patties are ready to eat. 

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