This is another beautiful Mumbai street food to die for.The spicy sweet and sour ragda or yellow peas curry over potato patties make a one pot filling meal.The curry can be customized to taste by adding various sweet ,sour or spicy chutneys Over all a lip smacking dish to prepare for Sunday breakfast or evening snacks.
East Indian, Indian, Maharashtrian
appetizer, breakfast, kid snacks
Potatoes boiled3 to 4
Green peas 1 cup boiled
Carrots and beet root grated1 cup
All spice powder1/2 tsp
Chopped onions1 cup
Ginger garlic paste1 tbsp
Chickpeas flour or besan1/4th cup
Coriander leaves a handful chopped fine
Green chilies 3 to 4 chopped fine
Salt to taste
Red chili powder1/2 tsp
Rice flour 1/2 cup
Add oil in the pan and fry onions till light brown
Add ginger garlic paste and saute.
Add chilli powder and stir.
Add all the boiled vegetables in the pan and stir thoroughly till they are all mashed and form a thick saucy consistency.Add salt
Add chickpea flour and green chilies and coriander leaves and salt if required and stir ,till they form a lump and leave the sides of the pan.
Allow it to cool .
Wet your palms and make small patties or cut them with cookie cutter to form heart shaped cookies.Roll on little rice flour or semolina.
Fry on a hot pan smeared with little oil till they become brown on both the sides.
Yellow peas curry
Yellow peas (1 cup)
Chopped onions (1/2 cup)
Water containing tamarind pulp dissolved and strained (1 cup)
red chili powder(1 tbsp)
Jaggery or sugar (2 tbsp)
Soak the dry yellow peas over night .
Boil them with 1 cup of water and salt till one whistle or till they are not tender to the core.
In the tamarind water add red chili powder and jaggery for a sweet and sour taste.
Add this water to the boiled peas.Add chopped onions.
Make a smooth paste of a bunch of coriander,mint,2 green chilies and 2 garlic cloves with salt to taste and water to form a green chutney of saucy consistency.
Keep two patties on the plate .
Pour hot yellow peas curry from the top.
Drizzle green chutney.
Garnish with chopped onions and sev(fine fried noodles)