Saturday, May 21, 2016

Ghugini Chaat / Ragda Chaat /Vatana Chaat

This is a popular street food in Bengal.It can be served during tea time.Kids as well as adults will definitely relish it


Ingredients
Part 1 - Pressure Cooking
  • Dried White Peas - 1 cup
  • Potato - 3 nos
  • Turmeric - a pinch
Part 2 - Ghugni
  • Oil - 2 teaspoons
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green Chilly - 2 nos
  • Tomato - 1 no:
  • Onion - 1 no:
  • Tamarind - a small piece
  • Coriander Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri Chilly Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Grated Mango - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Chaat Masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Part 3 - Chaat
  • Small Pooris - 5 nos
  • Ghugni - 1 ladle
  • Peanut powder - 1 tablespoon (optional)
  • Sweet Chutney - 1 tablespoon
  • Grated Carrot - little
  • Coriander leaves - little
  • Mixture / Sev - topping

Method
Step 1 - Pressure Cooking
  • Wash and soak white peas for 6 hours
  • Pressure cook it for 4 whistles with a pinch of turmeric
  • Also pressure cook potato.Peel the skin and chop into samll cubes
Step 2 - Ghugini / Ragda
  • In a kadai heat oil and splutter jeera, green chillies
  • Saute tomatoes in it
  • Fry onions
  • Add the pressure cooked ragda (along with water if any).Mix well
  • Extract tamarind juice and pour it here
  • Add all the spices - coriander powder, kashmiri chilly powder, chaat masala and salt
  • Let it boil
  • Finally add grated mango and boiled potato cubes.Mix it well
  • Switch off the stove

Step 3 - Ghugini Chaat / Ragda Chaat /Vatana Chaat
  • Take small pooris in a serving plate
  • Crush it and pour cooked ghugini / ragda over it
  • Add sweet sauce
  • Put little peanut powder and grated carrot
  • Garnish it with sev / mixture and finally chopped coriander leaves