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Ragda curry

ragda curry for chaat
Cook Time40 mins
soaking time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Keyword: street food north india
Servings: 6
Calories: 32kcal
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to pressure cook white peas

  • 1 cup white peas - soaked overnight
  • 2 nos potatoes - chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup water

To saute and grind

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 large onion - roughly chopped
  • 6-8 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger - chopped
  • 2 nos green chilli
  • 1 large tomato - chopped roughly
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

For making the curry

  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp chaat masala
  • 3/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup water


To Pressure cook White Peas

  • wash and soak the white peas overnight.
    ragda recipe Ragda curry for chaat
  • Drain the water and take it in a pressure cooker along with salt, turmeric powder and water.
  • Mix well and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles
  • Open and mash it slightly

To saute and grind

  • Heat oil in a pan and saute in onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies until onions are slightly browned.
  • add in roughly chopped tomatoes and saute for a min.
  • After a minute, add salt, turmeric powder, water, mix well and cook until the tomatoes are mushy.
  • Cool and grind the onion tomato mixture to a fine paste.

Making the curry

  • Add the prepared paste to the pan
  • Further add cooked peas, chilli powder, chaat masala, garam masala to the same pan.
  • Mix well and add water. Adjust seasoning if required
  • Give it a boil and put off. serve hot or use for the chaat recipes.