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Ragda is a famous street food of India. It is served with patties, samosas, cutlets and so on.. It is also served separately as a chaat. Today I made this as a side dish for my ragi roti

Ingredients for the Ragda:
Dry white peas -1 cup(soaked overnight)
Onion -1 (finely chopped – reserve 1 tbsp for garnish)
Tomatoes – 2 (finely chopped – reserve 1 tbsp for garnish)
Ginger and garlic - 1 tsp each (finely chopped)
Fresh Coriander - 3 tbsp (finely chopped – reserve 1 tbsp for garnish)
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Everest Chole masala - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Tamarind paste - 1/4 tsp
Dry mango powder - pinch
Chaat masala - pinch
Water - 1 cup (Use the water in which peas was cooked)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt as reqd

Pressure cook the peas with ½ tsp salt for about 2 whistles reserve the water and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and bay leaf once it cracks add onion and sauté it well.

Now add the ginger n garlic mix well and add the tomatoes stir well and close the lid.

After 3 min remove the lid add the tamarind paste, chole masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder, mango powder, chaat masala  and salt.

Add the peas, water and let it cook for 5 mins.

Transfer the radga to the serving dish, add lemon juice and garnish with chopped onion, chopped tomato and cilantro.

Ingredients  for Ragi roti:
Ragi flour - 1 cup
Wheat flour – ½ cup
Salt - pinch
Oil - 1 tsp
Water as reqd

Knead all the ingredients divide the dough roll the rotis and cook on non stick tawa on both the sides.

Serve the ragda with the garnishing and enjoy!!!


Kavi said…
Ragda is like THE most tasty mumbai chaat! :) Looks good.
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Deeksha said…
Sounds healthy n delicious. Yummy. Nice combo.
Hamaree Rasoi said…
I had chole today in my lunch :-) I love this for evening snacks also ..

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jeyashrisuresh said…
ragda with ragi roti is a healthy combo indeed. nice recipe
Never tried Ragada so far,sounds yummy!
S.Menaga said…
both recipes looks gr8!! love ur new template also..
Sonali Pradhan said…
wow...that looks so delicious n yummy...bookmarking it :-)
Plateful said…
This's such a healthy scrumptious spread. That ragda is really tempting, need I say how much I love this!
Aarthi said…
yummy combo
Uma said…
I am really inspired by your ragi dosa. I am bookmarking this. thanks kalpana for sharing.
Santosh Bangar said…
my fav, looking delicious
sounds healthy...nice combo...looks yummy.
Ganga Sreekanth said…
yummy and looks soooo tempting....
shwetha said…
very tasty and detailed recipe.

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Sayantani said…
I love ragda or ghugni as is known in Bengali. just making it tonight for dinner. love your clicks,
Anisha said…
Ragada looks mouthwatering... I could have it anytime...
Mahi said…
Delicious combo!:)
Priya said…
Wow,am just drooling over those incredible dishes..
Gayathri NG said…
healthy n tasty combo...
Rumana Rawat said…
Beautiful dish:)
Prathima Rao said…
Pairing ragda with ragi rotis is a fab idea,..Looks yummyyy!!!
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Ambreen said…
That looks great. Thanks for visiting me and for your nice words :)
Umm Mymoonah said…
Perfect combo, healthy and delicious.
hi kalpana, many thanks for your visit, hope you come again.. very nice looking dish, i like its spicy flavor..have a nice day
Loveforfood said…
That close up shots are making me to grab food from the drool worthy
Dr Sonia S V said…
Thank You for the ragi roti recipe-- new to me
Momof3 said…
YUM!! Spicy looking chaat looks delicious n inviting!!
Recipe world said…
I have never tasted Ragda..looks delicious. Will give it a try sometime.
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Priya Sreeram said…
can imagine the flavours; must have tasted swell
hemalata said…
Lovely combo,looks very delicious and inviting too...
Urmi said…
Absolutely mouth watering and yummy dish.
Anonymous said…
Never tried this combo... looks so refreshing & tasty :)
Looks great. I don't know why have not I tried ragi flour when it is gluten free.
Nice recipe! I love ragda but have never made it, I'll have to try your version. Thanks also for the kind comment!
Swathi said…
Delicious and healthy meal.
Maayeka said…
Delicious and tempting dish..nice recipe..
Vidhya said…
Roties with ragi is new to me and yours look so delicious so does the ragda
Torviewtoronto said…
delicious looking flavours and meal
Magia da Inês said…
Que delícia!!!!

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Urmi said…
Wonderful dish. Looks delicious and tempting.
Purabi Naha said…
I loved this ragda and ragi roti recipe. This looks yummy and since I have eaten this several times at my friends' places, I know that the recipe is awesome!
sangee vijay said…
Ragda is one of my fav chaat but didn't tried so far,yours sounds so yummy..,loved your ragi roti..thanks for sharing !!