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Mumbai Special Vada Pav - Part 1 : Making The Batata Vada

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Vada pav is a very famous snack food. It is a filing made with potato and coated with chickpea batter. It is fried and eaten with bun. The dish is made with vada and the pav or bun.
Ingredients
  Boiled potatoes 4
  Minced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger garlic paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Pinch
  Asofoetida 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Minced green chilies 2
  Whole green chilies 4
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Chickpea flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rice flour 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oil 1 Teaspoon (For Batter)
  Baking soda 1 Pinch
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Pav 6 (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Mash the potaotes coarsely.
Heat oil and add cumin, turmeric, asofetida, ginger-garlic paste.
Stir and add onions saute until soft.
Add salt. Now add this mixture to potatoes.
Add coriander, lemon juice, chilis.
To make batter, add water and other ingredients to form a smooth paste. It should neither be too thick nor too thin.
Make balls of the potato mixture.
Heat oil for deep frying the vadas.
Coat the balls in chickpea batter and fry them until golden brown.
Fry some green chilis as well.
Now serve the vadas with fried green chilis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Potato Burger
Mumbai Special Vada Pav is the most popular street food in Maharashtra. The vada is made with a potato filling which is coated and fried and then served with a pav (bun). This part of the video displays the ingredients and the procedure to prepare the vada. Watch it now.

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