Vada Pav Recipe

Vada Pav Recipe

Vada Pav is a popular vegetarian fast food dish native to the Indian state of Maharashtra. It consists of a batata vada sandwiched between 2 slices of a pav. The compound word batata vada refers in Marathi and Gujrati to a vada (fritter) made out of batata, the latter referring to a potato. Pav refers to unsweetened bread or bun.

Serves – 4 persons

Ingredients for Vada Pav Recipe

For the vada

  • Potatoes – 250 gms
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Green chillies – 2-3 (chopped)
  • Onions – 2 (chopped)
  • Curry leaves – 1 strand
  • Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
  • Salt – to taste

For the vada batter

  • Gram flour/besan – 1 cup
  • Soda bicarb – a pinch
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – for deep frying

Procedure for preparing Vada Pav Recipe

Boil the potatoes and mash them , keep aside.

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds. To this add the curry leaves, green chillies and chopped onions. Sauté till the the onions turn brown. Now add salt and turmeric and sauté for another 2 minutes. Finally add the mashed potatoes and mix well and remove from heat.

Once the mix becomes cold divide this mix into 8 portions and roll them into balls.

In a bowl mix gram flour, salt,soda bicarb along with little water to make a thick batter.

Now dip the potato balls in this batter and then deep fry them in oil. Serve this vada stuffed in a slit pav and serve hot with tamarind chutney.