Dahi Ragda Chaat

Dahi Ragda Chaat

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Ragda has earned its share of fame by making itself useful in the preparation of chaats like Ragda Patties. Here is another interesting snack using yummy, tongue-tickling Ragda made of cooked safed vatana, tomatoes and spices.

In the Dahi Ragda Chaat, the spicy Ragda is served with a shot of curds and a drizzling of chutneys. A garnish of sev and coriander adds more josh to this exciting mix of ingredients, presenting you with a really irresistible choice!

You can also try other chaat recipes like the Mixed Sprouts Chaat or Moong Sprouts and Potato Salli Chaat .

Dahi Ragda Chaat recipe - How to make Dahi Ragda Chaat

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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3/4 cup whisked curds (dahi)
1 1/2 tbsp green chutney
6 tsp sweet chutney
1/4 tsp chilli powder for sprinkling
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder for sprinkling
3 tbsp sev
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For The Ragda
2 cups soaked safed vatana (dried white peas)
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp lemon juice

For the ragda

    For the ragda
  1. Combine the safed vatana, little salt and enough water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the cooked safed vatana, coriander and lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the ragda into 3 equal portions.
  2. Put a portion of the ragda in a serving bowl.
  3. Pour ¼ cup of whisked curds, ½ tbsp of green chutney and 2 tsp of sweet chutney, little chilli powder and cumin seeds powder for sprinkling evenly over it.
  4. Finally sprinkle 1 tbsp of sev and ½ tbsp of coriander evenly over it.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 2 more servings.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy351 cal
Protein15 g
Carbohydrates40.5 g
Fiber4.4 g
Fat13.1 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium31.4 mg


Dahi Ragda Chaat
 on 18 Jan 18 03:49 PM

Looks yummy. Will surely try
Tarla Dalal
18 Jan 18 04:30 PM
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Dahi Ragda Chaat
 on 01 Sep 17 05:14 PM

this dahi ragda chaat is a very unusual recipe which is filling, healthy and just great to eat as a one meal dish...