Ragada Pattice Recipe

Ragda pattice is a popular breakfast dish from Marathi cuisine. Ragada is prepared from dry white peas, which are soaked overnight and then pressure cooked. These peas are then cooked with onion, ginger and garlic, flavored with various spices. cutlets made of boiled potatoes are topped with ragda and garnished it with tamarind chutney, finely chopped onion, coriander leaves and sev.

 Serves : 4-5

Cooking time : 30 minute


Ingredients for ragda :
1 cup dried white peas
1 small onion (finely chopped) 
1 tsp green chili paste
1/2 tsp ginger – garlic paste
1/2 tsp mustard seed
4-5 curry leaves
Pinch of asafetida
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp black salt
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala

Ingredients for pattice :
5 medium potatoes (boiled) 
2 green chili (cursed fine) 
1 tsp ginger (grated) 
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp corn flour
2 tbsp dry bread crumbs
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil(shallow fry patties) 

Ingredients to garnish : 
1 cup sev
1 tsp chaat masala
2 onions (finely chopped) 
1/2 cup green coriander chutney
1/2 cup tamarind chutney


How to make ragada pattice:
  • Method for making ragda:
  • Wash and soak dried peas in water for 8-10 hours or leave it over night.
  • Drain soaked peas and transfer them to pressure cooker, add four cups of water, salt and a pinch of soda. Pressure cook it for 5 whistles, until the peas turn soft. Don’t drain the water as it can be used later.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add mustard seed, curry leaves and asafetida. When mustard seed starts to splatter add onion, chili and ginger garlic paste. Sauté for 3-4 minute, till the onions are translucent.
  • Add cooked white peas along with water that is been left from cooker. Add red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, black salt, pepper powder, salt, turmeric powder and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Mash some peas with a back of spoon to make thicker ragda. Add 1 cup of water in it. Mix well.
  • Let the mixture cook over medium flame for 10 minute until gravy turns thick.
  • Method for making pattice :
  • Peel and mash boiled potatoes. Add green chili, salt, grated ginger, corn flour, salt, bread crumbs, and turmeric. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Divide mashed potato mixture into 12 equal portions and give them a shape of round ball. Press them little using palms to make ½ inch thick flat round shape patties.
  • Shallow fry pattice on a non – stick griddle over medium flame using small amount of oil.
  • Fry until potato pattice are crisp and golden brown on both sides.
  • Place two patties on a plate, top with a spoon full of ragada over it. Then garnish it with tamarind chutney, finely chopped onion, coriander leaves and sev. Sprinkle chat masala over it.
  • Serve hot.

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