Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Ragada Pattis

Ragada Pattis (Spicy peas curry with Potato pattice)

This is my one of the most favorite food.My mom is expert in this. Love you mom.

For pattice
500gm Potatoes
1 cup bread crumbs
1 green chili crushed
1tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste

For tamarind Chatni
1/2 cup tamarind soaked
1/4 cup dates
2 tbsp jaggery
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chili powder

For Mint chatni
1/2 cup mint
1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
1 green chili
salt to taste

For Ragada
2 cups dried peas (soaked overnight)
1tbsp garam masala
1/2  tsp turmeric powder
1tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp chili powder
2-3 bay leafs
salt to taste

For Garnishing
2-3 finely chopped onion
a bunch of coriander chopped
1 cup yogurt


For pattice
Boil potatoes until soft. Then peel and mash with bread crumbs, ginger garlic paste, salt, chili, turmeric powder and make some pattice.Shallow fry the pattice on frying pan until a little crispy .Here in above picture I baked the pattice, as I was running out of time.

For chutneys:

Tamarind Chutney : Grind all the Ingredients in a grinder. Taste and adjust salt and Jaggery.
Mint Chutney         : Grind all the Ingredients in a grinder. Taste and adjust salt.

For Ragada:

Soak the peas overnight. Next day boil until soft. Add some salt while boiling.
In a pot add oil, bay leaves and fry for few seconds then add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, garam masala and cooked peas, boil for 10 min. Taste and add salt and a little chili powder.

For Serving : first put pattice in a plate then ragada and then chopped onions, coriander, and top with mint chutney, tamarind chutney and yogurt. Yummy