Chaap Chola~Ragda Patties
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Ragda pattie is a famous Indian style Potato patty served with hot legume curry, favorite street food of Indian.Though ideally Vatana is used to make ragda, here Garbanzo beans are used instead.
Recipe type: Snacks
For Ragda (chole)
  • Chickpeas or kabuli chana (or you can use watana or vatana)1/4 kg
  • Onion 2
  • Tomatoes 2
  • Garlic 8-10 cloves
  • Ginger
  • Green chillies 3(or as per need)
  • Garam masala powder 1tsp
  • Salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chilly powder
  • Tamarind water -few spoons(depending upon the taste preferred)
  • Oil 2 tsp or more
  1. Wash and soak chickpeas for atleast 7 hrs
  2. Boil them with salt, till half cooked (Many people prefer to boil chana along with whole garam masala tied in muslin cloth and some even boil it along with dried tea leaves i.e chaipatti, again tied in a muslin cloth potli.Discard them after boiling)
  3. In a pressure cooker, pour some oil and fry onion till brown in colour
  4. Cool and grind fried onions along with ginger, garlic, chillies and tomatoes
  5. Now pour this mixture again in pressure cooker, add some salt (remember there is already some amount of salt in chickpeas), garam masala powder, chana masala (optional) and fry it for 2-3 minutes
  6. Now add half boiled chana and fry it further for about 5 min
  7. Add some water, close lid of cooker and wait till 2-3 whistles
  8. Add some tamarind paste and coriander leaves and simmer for 2 min
  9. Adjust the consistency of gravy, it should be not too watery, nor too dense
  10. For Serving, in a plate cut open (horizontally) each Pattie from the center, pour few spoons of chole (chana/ragda), garnish with slices of onions and some coriander chutney (optional but highly recommended) and fresh coriander leaves.
  11. Serve it immediately,with bread or soft buns,or enjoy it just like that
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at