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Vada pav recipe card below:
Vada pav recipe is a popular Indian street food especially a favorite in Mumbai. This recipe of vada pav is for making at home from scratch!
- 2 medium potatoes
- 2 green chilies
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/4 inch ginger peeled and minced
- 6 curry leaves
- 1/8 teaspoon asafoetida
- 1/2 cup chick pea flour
- 2 teaspoons rice flour
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon hot oil
- 1 cup cilantro leaves roughly chopped
- 2 green chilies
- 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 3/4 cup dried coconut grated or finely chopped
- 6 garlic cloves peeled
- 10 dried chilies
- 3 pav buns can also use burger buns
- fried chilies optional
Grind all the ingredients to a fine paste
taste and add more salt or lemon juice as needed.
dry roast the peeled garlic for few seconds.
to that add dried coconut and dried red chilies and roast for few minutes
Cool the mixture and grind to a coarse powder
Take chickpea flour and rice flour in a mixing bowl.
To that add salt, chili powder and hot oil. Mix well
Add water gradually and make a thick lump free batter.
Next boil, peel and mash the potatoes well.
Add salt and turmeric powder to the mashed potatoes.
- Heat 2 teaspoons oil and do the tempering,from mustard through asafoetida. Add the tempering to the potatoes along with the oil.Mix well with a spoon ad let it cool for sometime.
- Once they are warm to touch,mix well with your hands and make small balls.You should be able to make 8-10 balls for this quantity.Keep them aside.
Heat oil for deep frying.
- Once the oil is hot, flatten the potato balls slightly and dip in the prepared batter and coat evenly.
Deep fry 2-3 vadas at a time in medium flame,until it is golden from both sides.
Serve piping hot with green chutney,sweet chutney or sauce.
Take a pav bun make a vertical slit.Keep one end intact though.
Now apply some green chutney inside the bun and stuff one batata vada inside.Press slightly.Sprinkle dry chutney powder on top.
Serve vada pav hot with sweet chutney,more green chutney and onions.