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Ragda Pattice/ Patties

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: maharashtrian
Servings: 4 serving
Author: Pavani

Ingredients

For Aloo/ Potato Pattice:

  • 2 Potatoes - medium, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • ½ cup Bread bread Crumbs (adjust as per requirement) -- grind some rusk to make your own crumbs or use store bought
  • 1 tsp Ginger+garlic paste
  • ½ tsp coriander Ground
  • ½ tsp cumin Ground
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • to taste Salt

For Ragda:

  • 1 cup Peas Dried Yellow (vatana) - soaked overnight
  • 1 Onion - medium, finely chopped
  • 3 Tomatoes - medium, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
  • ½ cup Yogurt - whisked very well
  • 1 tsp Ginger+garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp chili powder Red (or to taste)
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • to taste Salt

Other Ingredients for serving:

  • Green Chutney - as needed
  • Sweet Chutney - as needed
  • 1 Red onion - small, finely chopped
  • Sev - as needed
  • Cilantro - as needed, finely chopped
  • Yogurt - as needed (optional)

Instructions

  • Make Potato Pattice: Mash the potatoes well and add ginger+garlic paste, ground coriander, ground cumin, chaat masala and salt. Mix well, add enough bread crumbs and knead into a smooth, pliable dough. Divide the mixture into big lemon size balls and flatten them in the palm of your hand. Set them aside on a plate.
  • Heat a tawa or griddle on medium flame. Add 2~3tsp oil and place the prepared patties on the hot tawa and cook until golden brown crust forms on both sides. Keep them warm while you prepare the Ragda.
  • Make Ragda: Pressure cook soaked peas until tender, but not too mushy. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan; add onions and cook until onions are soft and turn golden brown.
  • Stir in ginger+garlic paste, turmeric, red chili powder, garam masala, chaat masala and cook for 1~2 minutes.
  • Next add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and salt. Cook covered till tomatoes are soft and mushy.
  • Add the cooked peas and 1cup water. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for 4~5 minutes.
  • Finally add the whisked yogurt and mix well. Simmer for 2~3 minutes and turn off the heat.

Notes

To serve -- Method 1: Arrange the patties on a plate and top it evenly with ragda. Then garnish with chopped onions, chutnies, sev, cilanto, yogurt and ENJOY!!
Method 2: Heat 2tsp oil in a small pan; crumble 1~2 patties and add it to the oil along with some ragda, 1~2tbsp chopped onion, pinch of salt and cook for 2~3 minutes. Then serve with your favorite toppings as in method 1.
Linking this to Valli's 'Cooking from Cookbook Challenge: April -- Week 4.'