Pavta Patties Recipe

Pavta Patties Recipe

Cuisine: Maharashtrian

Pavta Patties Recipe: Pavta Patties are Maharashtrian-style green pigeon pea patties flavored with spices and shallow-fried. They’re a flavorful snack or appetizer.


  • 11/4 cup soaked overnight Lima Beans

  • 2 medium sized boiled, peeled and mashed Potato (Aloo)

  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)

  • 1 tsp Cayenne Powder

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala

  • 4 tsp Flour

  • 5 tblsp Oil


  • Boil the beans in enough water until very soft.
  • Drain them.
  • Knead all the ingredients including beans, except flour and oil, into a stiff dough.
  • Make equal size balls of the dough and flatten them slightly.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Roll each patty in the flour and shallow fry until golden and crisp.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • Serve hot with tamarind chutney.

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