Mumbai batata pav recipe is a popular potato snack recipe made with mashed potatoes and Indian spices. Batata vada can be sued to make vada pav or served as tea time snack!
1.The addition of hot oil is to ensure crispiness.We often do this for south Indian deep fried snacks.
2.The consistency of batter is crucial.If it is too thin then it will not coat the potatoes,if too thick then the batter will remain uncooked.The consistency should be something like idly batter
3. If you are not going to make vada pav,there is no need to flatten the potato balls,you can just keep them round.