Vada Pav

Vada Pav is a popular and native street side savoury snack of Maharashtra,which consists of spicy deep fried potato dumpling called Batata Vada that is sandwiched between the bread that is sliced in half through the centre.This sliced bread is nothing but the Pav..

The batata-vada consists of boiled and smashed potatoes balls spiced with garlic-chilli paste and coriander leaves and curry leaves which are then dipped into the thick chickpea flour batter and then deep fried.

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It is served with red chilli,coconut and garlic chutney and fried green chillies.Also accompanied with spicy and tangy red or green chutneys that makes the vada pav more delicious.

This is the most popular and cheap street food in Mumbai and is also called Bombay Burger.It is widely served in food stalls and restaurants across India.

The process of making this dish is very simple but once when we prepared,tastes fantastic…We always prepare it on weekends at least once in a month..and all in the family are great fond of this dish..

You can try similar dishes in the link given below :

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So why wait,lets quick start with this mouth-watering recipe….

VADA PAV | VADA PAV RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE VADA PAV | MEET THE TASTE



course : snacks,breakfast

cuisine : maharashtrian

prep : 10 minutes

cook : 20 minutes

total : 30 minutes

servings : 5-6

author : suchita satpute


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INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 dozen Pav
  • Fried green chillies
  • Green chutney
  • Red garlic-coconut chutney

For Batata-Vada :

  • 3-4 medium sized boiled potatoes
  • 5-6 green chillies
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Cumin seeds & mustard seeds for tempering
  • Chopped Coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil for cooking
  • Salt to taste

For Batata-Vada Batter :

  • 1 cup besan/chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp carom seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
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METHOD :

For Making Batata-Vada :

  • Wash the potatoes first.
  • Pressure cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles.
  • Once pressure cooked,let them get cool down.
  • Peel of the skin from the potatoes.
  • Grate them or smash the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Grind the green chillies,ginger to a fine paste.
  • In a pan add oil.
  • Temper it with cumin and mustard seed.
  • Add chopped curry leaves to the tempering.
  • Then add the chilli-ginger paste.
  • Then add the turmeric powder.
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  • Saute everything properly.
  • Add smashed potatoes.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Also add good amount of chopped coriander leaves.
  • Mix everything properly.
  • Cook for next 5 minutes.
  • Your chutney for batata vada is ready.
  • Now let this potato chutney get cool down.
  • Make small sized balls of this chutney.
  • Keep them aside in a plate.
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For Making Batata-Vada Batter :

  • In a bowl add the besan.
  • To it add the chilli powder,turmeric powder,cumin seeds,carom seeds and salt to taste.
  • Mix everything properly.
  • Add reguired amount of water to the flour mixture.
  • Give it a nice mix.
  • Keep in mind that the consistency of the batter should be thick.(Because we have to dip the potato balls in it and the batter should coat the balls properly.)
  • Your batter for batata-vada is ready.
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Making Of Batata-Vada :

  • Add oil to the pan/kadhai for frying.
  • Now take the prepared potato balls and besan batter.
  • Dip the potato ball into the besan batter.
  • Slowly insert this dipped ball into the hot oil in the kadhai.
  • Fry this vada’s on medium flame.
  • Fry until they turn light golden brown.
  • Remove the vada’s into the plate.
  • Your Batata-vada is ready.
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Assembling Vada Pav :

  • Take a pav.
  • Slice it in half through the centre.
  • First spread green chutney.
  • Next spread the red chilli garlic-coconut chutney at the centre.
  • Now sandwhich the hot batatavada into the sliced pav.
  • Serve it with fried green chillies and sweet and sour chutney’s of your choice.
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STEP BY STEP METHOD OF MAKING VADA PAV | VADA PAV RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE VADA PAV | MEET THE TASTE

For Making Batata-Vada :

  • Wash the potatoes first.
  • Pressure cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles.
  • Once pressure cooked,let them get cool down.
  • Peel of the skin from the potatoes.
  • Grate them or smash the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Grind the green chillies,ginger to a fine paste.
  • In a pan add oil.
  • Temper it with cumin and mustard seed.
  • Add chopped curry leaves to the tempering.
  • Then add the chilli-ginger paste.
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  • Then add the turmeric powder.
  • Saute everything properly.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Also add good amount of chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add smashed potatoes.
  • Mix everything properly.
  • Cook for next 5 minutes.
  • Your chutney for batata vada is ready.
  • Now let this potato chutney get cool down.
  • Make small sized balls of this chutney.
  • Keep them aside in a plate.
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For Making Batata-Vada Batter :

  • In a bowl add the besan.
  • To it add the chilli powder,turmeric powder,cumin seeds,carom seeds and salt to taste.
  • Mix everything properly.
  • Add reguired amount of water to the flour mixture.
  • Give it a nice mix.
  • Keep in mind that the consistency of the batter should be thick.(Because we have to dip the potato balls in it and the batter should coat the balls properly.)
  • Your batter for batata-vada is ready.
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Making Of Batata-Vada :

  • Add oil to the pan/kadhai for frying.
  • Now take the prepared potato balls and besan batter.
  • Dip the potato ball into the besan batter.
  • Slowly insert this dipped ball into the hot oil in the kadhai.
  • Fry this vada’s on medium flame.
  • Fry until they turn light golden brown.
  • Remove the vada’s into the plate.
  • Your Batata-vada is ready.
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Assembling Vada Pav :

  • Take a pav.
  • Slice it in half through the centre.
  • First spread the green chutney.
  • Next spread the red chilli garlic-coconut chutney at the centre.
  • Now sandwhich the hot batatavada into the sliced pav.
  • Serve it with fried green chillies and sweet and sour chutney’s of your choice.
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