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Bespoke temptations

When some bespoke insatiable temptations hold all the other senses ransom till they are blessed with their coveted reward and the mind figures out a way to whip up a delicacy that does wonders for a guilt-free weekday binge! πŸ˜›


Here’s presenting a healthy Ragda Pattice option for all the chat lovers out there. I replaced the potato in the patty with raw banana and added soya keema to increase its nutritive value and capsicum for some crunch.

For flavour you can add any spice of your choice. I used onion garlic masala and chat masala along with red chilli powder and salt. Ragda was seasoned with salt and very little garam masala.

Health tip: You can shallow fry the patty to avoid excess oil and replace the sev in the garnish with roasted poha.

So next time your tongue calls out in retaliation for not being offered drool-worthy food, bribe it with something it will fall head over heels in love with (just like mine did)! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€

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  1. I am going to do better than that next time I will just gate crash and have all that when you make it again. .????????????

    1. Arre yaar…I will make for you. No problem. ????????

  2. Yummy Morning, Varsha! What a healthy start to your day. Your picture has got my taste buds tickling. Love the healthy twist! Is there an Indian who does not love chat?

    1. Yummy morning, Perfy!
      Haha…you must’ve heard mothers secretly slipping in veggies and nuts in their kids’ food, but I need to do that even for myself still. ????????
      No Indian worth his palate can not like chat! That’s why such tweaks prove very handy leaving much scope for other cheat days. ????????

      1. Can’t agree more. I have heard and do it too, Varsha, for me and the family!

        1. Resourceful and aptly manouvering mothers we are. ????????

      2. I suppose it is just another trait of being ‘mother’ πŸ˜‰

        1. Yes. We excel at a number of things. Pat on our backs for it! ????????

  3. Same pinch! i also give my home made chat a healthy twist like adding sprouts to the bhel puri, using soya granules and oats in cutlets, making dahiwada in the appam pan etc and mind you they don’t taste so bad either πŸ˜‰

    1. Oh yes! Oats can be put in anything aince it has no taste. Sprouts…I agree. I use them is dosa batter as well. No one knows. ????
      See….that’s why you are my virtual sister. We both have some tricks up our sleeve. ????????

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