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Batata Vada – Vada Pav

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Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. It literally means potato fritters. The name "Batata" means potato in Portuguese who introduced potatoes in India.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
CuisineBurgers, Indian
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 4 potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 2 cup gram flour
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/3 tsp mustard seeds
  • curry leaves chopped, few
  • 1 tbsp peanuts
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Oil for deep fry + 1 tablespoon


  • Boil, cool, peel and roughly mash the potatoes. Heat oil in wok, crackle mustard seeds, curry leaves when seeds stop crackling. Add peanuts and green chilies n sauté for 30seconds.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric and salt. Mix it. Add mash potatoes n mix it very well on low flame. Switch off the flame.
  • Take besan in a bowl, add soda bi-carbonate, remaining turmeric powder, salt, one tablespoon of hot oil and enough water and whisk to make a batter of coating consistency. Cover and rest the batter for fifteen minutes.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip the potato mixture ball in the batter and deep fry till golden. Drain and place them on an absorbent paper. Serve hot with pav green chutney and sweet chutney.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 420 kcal | Carbohydrates: 74 g | Protein: 19 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Sodium: 268 mg | Potassium: 1442 mg | Fiber: 12 g | Sugar: 9 g | Vitamin A: 103 IU | Vitamin C: 45 mg | Calcium: 58 mg | Iron: 5 mg

Simran Sayyed
Simran Sayyed

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