How to Make Batata Vada , Mumbai Batata Vada Recipe

How to Make Batata Vada , Mumbai Batata Vada Recipe

Spiced potato dumpling coated with gram flour batter and fried-very popular street food of Mumbai

Batata vada is the most popular street food of Maharashtra,It is a very popular snack of Mumbai. As it is very reasonable priced and a quite filling snack so is is also a brunch or lunch of many Mumbaikars.

Boiled potatoes are roughly mashed and then few fresh herbs and spices are added in the potato mash ,then a flavorful tempering is added in it and then shaped in round balls .Then these spicy potato dumplings are dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried to a nice golden colour and then served hot with spicy green chutney and a fried green chili.Its quite easy and quick recipe.You can easily adjust the spices according to your taste.

Ingredients

  • 250 gm - Potato,boiled
  • 1 tbsp - Green chili,minced
  • 1 tsp - Ginger,chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Fresh coriander,chopped
  • To taste - Salt/namak
  • 1/3 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp - Citric acid/tatri *
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seeds /rai
  • 1/4 tsp -white lentil /urad daal
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida /hing
  • 8 -  Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Cooking oil
  • 1 cup - Gram flour /besan
  • 2 tbsp - Rice flour/chawal ka atta
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric/haldi
  • 1 tsp - Chili powder
  • 1 tbsp - Hot oil
  • To taste  - Salt
  • Pinch of  - Soda-bi-carb (optional)
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