Dahi Ragda Chaat

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Sep. 17, 2019

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!


Whisked curd 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (dahi)
Green chutney 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Sweet chutney 3 Tablespoon
Chilli powder 1/4 Teaspoon (for sprinkling)
Cumin seed powder 1/4 Teaspoon (jeera, for sprinkling)
Sev 3 Tablespoon
Finely chopped coriander 1 1/2 Tablespoon (dhania)
For the ragda:
Dried white peas 2 Cup (32 tbs) (dried white peas)
Salt To Taste
Oil 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon (rai / sarson)
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon (hing)
Finely chopped onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Finely chopped tomatoes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon (dhania)
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon (haldi)
Finely chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon (dhania)
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon




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.



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 1 tbsp 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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 3