Vada pav / Mumbai street food vada pav

Vada pav is another popular street food from Mumbai. This dish consist of deep fried potato dumplings called as  batata vada , placed inside the pav bun. Usually accompanied with different chutneys and fried green chilly.

Here I share the recipe of batata vada / potato dumplings.

Prepartion time : 10 minutes

Cook time : 20 minutes

Serves : 4

Ingredients :

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

2 -3 curry leaves, finely chopped

1 green chilly, finely chopped

few coriander leaves, finely chopped

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

salt to taste

For besan batter :

3/4  cup gram flour

pinch of turmeric powder

pinch of salt



Method :

Boil 1 large potato and mash well and keep aside.

In a pan, heat 1 teaspoon oil, add mustards seeds. Then add chopped curry leaves, green chilly, coriander leaves, turmeric, salt, mashed potato  one by one, mix and saute well for a minute. Remove from heat and keep aside.

In a bowl, add besan, turmeric powder, salt and 1/4 cup water and mix well. Check for consistency of batter.

Make potato balls, dip in besan batter and fry in a deep pan till golden brown.

Potato dumpling/ batata vada is ready.

In the same oil fry 4 green cillies for couple of minutes and keep aside.

Next take a pav bun, slightly cut in the middle, apply green chutney and tamarind chutney on both  sides of  inside part of pav . Then slightly press the batata vada and place inside the pav along with fried onion.

Serve vada pav with Green chutney and tamarind chutney.


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