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an unique white peas based curry chaat recipe made with chopped tomatoes, onions and sev toppings. it is a popular chaat recipe or street food recipe.

One can make many Indian snacks and variety of Indian chaats with hot and spicy ragada. The thick and spicy ragda made with dried green/white peas is a key for making tempting ragda patties, ragda samosa and ragda cutlet among many other Indian snacks.

Matar being the white peas are cooked with spices that make an exquisite chaat. The Ragda patties are served along with the matar chaat making the dish into a wholesome Radga chaat. You can skip making the ragda patties and eat the matar chaat as it is too. However, matar chaat when served with ragda patties tastes delightful.

My mom used to make this ragda chaat for us an evening snack during our growing up years. You can make this ragda chaat as quick snack or even for a party at home. Kids will like this.

If you have boiled the ragda earlier then this chat can be made in less than 5 minutes. Assembling the chat is very easy. If you skip the puri and sev, then this chaat is low on calories and yet tastes good.

You can serve the chaat hot or warm. It tastes good both ways. You can perk up the chaat by adding crispy sev and puri. You can also add sweet tamarind chutney and green chutney to the chat.

Simple street side chat in just 15 mins to serve.

Ragada chaat recipe | Matar chaat recipe | How to make ragada chaat

An unique white peas based curry chaat recipe made with chopped tomatoes, onions and sev toppings. it is a popular chaat recipe or street food recipe.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword batani, CHAAT, healthy snacks, white peas
Prep Time 9 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Author Sowji’sKitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup White peas / vatana / safed matar
  • 1 Potato peel & chop
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1 Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tomato Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp Amchur powder
  • 1/4 tsp Chat masala
  • 2 tsp Coriander leaves

For chaat

  • 2 tsp Green chutney
  • 2 tsp Tamarind chutney
  • 2 tbsp Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Tomatoes Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Yogurt
  • pinch Chili powder
  • Lemon juice
  • handful Sev
  • 2 tbsp Finely chopped coriander leaves

Instructions 

  • Soak the white peas in water for 5-6hrs.
  • In a pressure cooker take 1 cup soaked white peas (vatana), 1 potato, ½ tsp salt and 3 cup water.
  • pressure cook for 5 whistles or until white peas gets cooked completely.
  • Open the pressure cooker and mash the peas and potato slightly.
  • In a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute 1 onion.
  • saute 1 tomato for 2 mins add 1/8 cup of water cook it turns soft and mushy.
  • Add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, 1/4 tsp chat masala, 1/4 tsp amchur powder and ¼ tsp salt.
  • saute until the oil is released from the sides.
  • Add boiled peas and mix well.
  • Boil for 5 minutes or until the spices are absorbed well.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well. ragda is ready.
  • Take a cup of ragda in a serving plate.
  • Top with 2 tsp green chutney and 2 tsp tamarind chutney.
  • Add 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add a pinch of lemon juice, chilli powder and yogurt
  • finally, top with sev and serve ragda chaat

Notes

  • Soak white peas overnight, else it will be difficult to cook.
  • Adjust the consistency of ragda to your preferences.
  • Prepare the chaat just before serving, else the sev turns soggy.

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How to make Ragda chaat with step by step :

1.Soak the white peas in water for 5-6hrs.

2. In a pressure cooker take 1 cup soaked white peas (vatana), 1 potato, ½ tsp salt and 3 cup water.

3. pressure cook for 5 whistles or until white peas gets cooked completely.

4. Open the pressure cooker and mash the peas and potato slightly.

5. In a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute 1 onion.

6. saute 1 tomato for 2 mins add 1/8 cup of water cook it turns soft and mushy.

7. Add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, 1/4 tsp chat masala, 1/4 tsp amchur powder and ¼ tsp salt.

8. saute until the oil is released from the sides.

9. Add boiled peas and mix well.

10. Boil for 5 minutes or until the spices are absorbed well.

11. Add coriander leaves and mix well. ragda is ready.

12. Take a cup of ragda in a serving plate.

13. Top with 2 tsp green chutney and 2 tsp tamarind chutney.

14. Add 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato and chopped coriander leaves.

15. Add a pinch of lemon juice, chilli powder and yogurt

16. finally, top with sev and serve ragda chaat

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