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Ragda Pattice Recipe
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Ragda Pattice

Ragda Pattice is a delicious street food from Bombay and much of Maharashtra. It is extremely popular as a fast food, snack item in restaurants and fast food joints as well. It provides not only a burst of varied flavors but also much nutrition as its loaded with proteins and carbs. Surprisingly, unlike many other street foods, it is quite low on the fat quotient as the pattice are shallow fried in very less oil.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 10 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 126 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


For the Ragda

  • 1 cup White Vatana (washed and soaked overnight)
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chole Masala
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • Water as needed
  • Salt as per taste

For the Pattice

  • 3 large Potatoes (boiled and mashed)
  • 2 to 5 tablespoons Corn Flour (Adjust as per need)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil as needed
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves (chopped finely, to garnish)
  • 1/2 cup Onion (finely chopped, to garnish)
  • Nylon Sev (to garnish, optional)
  • Sweet Tamarind Chutney (to serve)
  • Pudina-Dhaniya Chutney (to serve)


  1. Drain the soaked vatanas.
    Soak matara for Ragda Pattice
  2. Place them in a pressure cooker along with 3 cups of the soaked water.

  3. Add salt to taste, turmeric powder.

  4. Heat on high flame till 2 whistles.

  5. Lower the heat and cook for 8 to 10 minutes more.

  6. Let the pressure release on its own.

  7. Open the lid and check if all the vatanas are cooked soft or not.

  8. If some still are little bit uncooked, simmer for a few minutes more.

    Boil matara for Ragda Pattice
  9. Place a pan on low heat.

  10. Add 1 tablespoon oil and let it heat up.

  11. Put in the ginger-garlic paste and cook for a few seconds.

  12. Add the seasonings like red chilli powder, garam masala powder, hing, chole masala, coriander powder and cumin seeds powder.

  13. Quickly add in the boiled vatanas and give a stir.

  14. Let simmer for a few minutes till it looks well cooked.

  15. Add more water if the consistency is too thick.

    Cooked ragda for Pattice
  16. To make the pattice, take the mashed potatoes and add salt and 2 to 3 tablespoons of the cornflour to it.

  17. Mix well and make balls depending on the size preferred for the pattice.

    Pattice preparation
  18. Press them to flatten.

  19. If the potato mixture is moist and unable to hold shape, add more cornflour to it.

  20. Place a tawa on low flame and heat about 2 tablespoons oil.

  21. Place a few pattice in one go in the center.

  22. Let them roast on low flame to get a crunchy bite.

  23. Cook both sides to golden brown.

  24. Slide them to the edge of the tawa and put in the next batch to cook.

  25. This makes them crisper and keeps them hot as well till serving.

  26. Ready all the pattice similarly.

  27. To serve, place a couple of the pattice in a serving plate.

  28. Top up with a few tablespoons of the ragda.

  29. Put a tablespoon each of the two chutneys.

  30. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and the chopped onion.

    Ragda Pattice served with chutneys and onions
  31. Sprinkle nylon sev (optional).

  32. Serve piping hot

    Ragda Pattice Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Ragda Pattice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126
% Daily Value*
Sodium 9mg0%
Potassium 495mg14%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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