A quick and easy recipe to prepare yummy vada pav at home. The spicy potato vada stuffed inside pav buns along with green chutney and garlic chutney tastes divine and makes a filling snack for evening tea time or a meal. Check out the easy video recipe.
Calorie Count - 370 calories
Preparation Time - 15 Minutes
Cooking Time - 20 Minutes
Yield - 4 servings
To prepare vada
Potato - 3
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli pwd - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Gram flour / kadalai maavu - 1 cup
Rice flour - 2 tbsp
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Oil to deep fry
To prepare garlic pwd
Garlic - 5
Red chilli - 4 or 5
Dried coconut pwd - 2 tbsp
Roasted peanuts - 1 tbsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
To Arrange Vada pav
Pav buns - 4 to 5
Green chutney - 3 to 4 tbsp
Green chilli to garnish
To Prepare Vada
Wash and cook potatoes.
Peel off the skin and mash the potatoes.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in frypan.
Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, sliced green chilli and curry leaves.
Wait to splutter.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute.
Add turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd and salt.
Add mashed potatoes and give a quick stir.
Add freshly chopped coriander leaves and turn off flame.
Spicy aloo masala is ready to prepare vada.
Let the masala cool.
Make small balls out of potato masala.
Arrange in plate.
In a mixing bowl, add gram flour (kadala maavu), rice flour, salt, turmeric pwd and mix well.
Add water little by little and mix to thick smooth batter.
Heat oil in frypan.
Dip the potato balls in batter and drop in hot oil.
Fry 4 to 5 batata vada at a batch.
Deep fry in medium flame until the vadas are golden and crispy.
Drain in kitchen tissue.
Crispy vada pavs / batata vada are ready.
Slit green chillies and deseed them.
Fry the green chillies in hot oil just for few seconds and drain from oil.
Lets Prepare Garlic Powder For Stuffing
Heat a pan.
Add garlic and red chilli.
Roast for a minute in low flame.
Remove from heat.
Add dried coconut and saute.
Turn off flame.
Add to blender. Add peanuts and salt.
Grind to coarse powder as shown in video.
Transfer to plate and set aside.
Spicy garlic powder is ready.
Lets Arrange Vada Pav
Slit pav buns as shown in video.
Apply green chutney on both sides. Here is the recipe to prepare green chutney at home.
Stuff spicy garlic powder.
Stuff batata vada (step 22) and close the pav/bun.
Garnish with fried green chilli and coriander leaves.
Lipsmacking delicious homemade vada pav is ready.
Enjoy hot with any dip of your choice.