Ragda Patties ~ Aloo Tikki Chaat

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Aloo Tikki Chaat - Ragda Patties
Ragda Patties

Mumbai’s popular fast food snack prepared with curried dried peas aka ragda that is spooned over Aloo Patties/Cutlets along with an assortment of chutneys and garnished with onion, tomatoes, sev and fresh coriander leaves. Also known as Aloo Tikki Chaat in North India, where its prepared without ragda. A plate of ragda patties along with a glass of fresh juice or lassi makes for a filling, wholesome evening meal.

Ragda Patties Ingredients

Ragda Recipe

Soaking: 8 hrs Prep & Cooking: 45 mts

Serves 4-5 persons



250 gms green or white peas, soak in water overnight and pressure cook till soft

1 large onion, finely chopped

1 large tomato, finely chopped

3-4 green chillis, slit length wise

1 tsp grated ginger

1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing

1/4 tsp turmeric pwd

1/2 tsp cumin pwd

1 tsp coriander pwd

garam masala pwd (2 cloves, 1/2″ cinnamon, 1 cardamom)

1 tbsp tamarind paste (optional)

fresh coriander leaves for garnish

salt to taste

1/2 tbsp oil

1 Heat oil in a vessel, add the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add green chillis and grated ginger and saute for 4-5 seconds. Immediately add the asafoetida, followed by the onion. Cook on medium heat for 4-5 mts.
2 Add the spice pwds (except garam masala pwd) and salt. Combine well. Add the tomatoes and cook until soft.
3 Add the boiled peas (keep aside 3 tbsps of boiled peas and mash them). Add a cup of water and cook on high for 3-4 mts. Reduce flame and cook on simmer for 7-8 mts. Add the mashed peas and combine. Add the tamarind paste, combine and cook for 4-5 mts.
4 While the ragda is simmering, add garam masala pwd. The gravy will begin to thicken. Adjust the salt. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
5 Serve hot with bhatura or rotis or proceed to prepare Ragda patties or Masala Puri.

Ragda Pattice
Ragda Pattice

How to make Ragda Patties Chat:

Aloo Tikki Recipe – Combine 2 mashed potatoes (should be cooled completely), 2 bread slices (remove sides), pinch of red chili pwd, 1 tsp green chilli-ginger paste, salt to taste. Make small patties/cutlets and shallow fry till golden brown on both sides.

Take a wide serving plate. Place two aloo tikkis, spoon some warm ragda over the tikkis. Next spoon green chutney and sweet tamarind chutney. Spoon sweetened curd/dahi (purely optional). Sprinkle some chopped onion and tomatoes. Finally finish off with sev and coriander leaves. Serve immediately. Best savored when ragda is warm.

Green (Hari) Chutney Recipe
Sweet (Meeta) Chutney Recipe
Sev Recipe

Ragda Patties ~ Aloo Tikki Chaat

  Prepare time:
 Serves: 7

 Main Ingredients:

  •  potato
  •   dried peas
  •   onions


Mumbai's popular fast food snack prepared with curried dried peas aka ragda that is spooned over Aloo Patties/Cutlets along with an assortment of chutneys and garnished with sev and fresh coriander leaves. Also known as Aloo Tikki Chaat in North India, where its prepared without ragda.
  • Pooja

    Hai Sailaja gaaru…
    really you are “the super woman”
    “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else”
    Hats off to you madam!
    take care…

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  • Jayashree

    Awesome!!! I can’t wait to see your next recipe.

  • Lakshmi

    Hi Sailu,

    Happy Women’s Day to you too. You are a great role model.

    The pix are great. Will attempt this dish soon

  • Aparna

    Simply mouthwatering….Makes me want to go home and make this right now!! Thank you so much sailu for posting and sharing the chat recipes with us. It is a great idea.

  • Suma

    Hi Sailu,
    Happy Women’s day!!

    Thanks for another mouth watering, well pictured recipe.


  • HimaBindu

    looks yummy in pictures. Happy womens day to you.

  • Priya

    Mouth watering!!! Looks yummy!! I’ll try it!!

  • Priti

    Happy International womens day to you Sailu and thanks for all your wonderful posts.

  • kiran

    Awesome effort! n looks delicious

  • http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/ AshaLatha R K Prasad

    Awesome patties…. Awesome chaat…… I was just drooling over the captures…. & kept telling my hubby….hmmmmmm…..hmmmmmmm….hmmmmm…..
    😉 that too slurping!!!!!


  • radhika

    hi shilajagaru
    happy women’s day
    receipes are so nice

  • kavitha

    hi shailu
    wish you happy women’s day
    please tell me how to prepare a simple and easy cake without oven.

  • pooja

    hai sailaja gaaru..

    yesterday when i was on voice chat with my mom, i told her this recipe..today they tried…it turned out excellent…she asked me to thank you for such a nice recipe…thank you sailaja gaaru…

    these days your website is too slow..it is not fast as earlier, its taking a lot of time to open.

    anywayz thank you so much..

    • Sailu

      You are welcome, Pooja garu.

  • Deepa

    hey that looks so drool worthy..my my..I wish I could grab some..too good.

  • Mini

    Excellent presentation of the most famous
    Indian street food. U are AMAZING!

  • Sheena

    Awesome!!! This chaat fest is the best, brings back childhood memories from Bombday

  • shaikhmohammed

    hi, sailuji, pls explain to me why the potatoes should be cooled completely before mashing it up? pls explain to me. Please. thanks

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  • http://www.sailusfood.com/2010/03/08/ragda-patties-aloo-tikki-chaat/ Jayanthi Ponnusamy


    Mouth watering recipe . Couldn’t wait to prepare. Thanks a lot for wonderful picture. Tempting to make it right now.

  • Shilpa

    Hi Shailu,

    Can you pls tell me how much quantity of white peas, potato,onion and tomatos should i use to cook this dish for 22 people ? i want to cook this dish tomorrow evening.

    Thnx in advance

    • Sailu

      I can give approximate measurements. Take 1 kg peas and 2 large onions and 3 tomatoes for ragda. For pattis, 1/2 kg to 3/4 kg potatoes should do.

  • Www Hallu

    not tasty at all

  • Www Hallu

    not tasty at all

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