This delicious street snack Batatawada or Bonda is a Aloo or Potato ball that is deep fried in a chick pea batter. It's crispy and gluten free. These are found all over India, especially in Mumbai where is is very popular. This wada is also sandwiched in bread and called Vada Pao a very popular snack in Mumbai.
|For the filling:|
|Cubed potato||1 Pound|
|Salted water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Medium diced onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mustard seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Cumin seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Sliced green chili||1 Tablespoon|
|Curry leaves||1 Tablespoon|
|Cumin powder||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Chilli powder||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Turmeric powder||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Chaat masala||1 Teaspoon|
|For the batter:|
|Gram flour||2 Cup (32 tbs) (chick pea flour)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1/2 Teaspoon|
|Chilli powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Cumin powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Fresh black pepper||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Sliced green chilies||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped coriander||1 Teaspoon|
1.Boil the potatoes and drain.
2.In a saute pan add oil and saute the onions.
3.Add the mustard and cumin seeds, green chilli and curry leaves.
4.Add all the powdered spices.
5.Add the potato and mix well and allow to cool.
6.Prepare the batter by first adding water slowly to the bowl and mixing, and then add all the other ingredients.
7.Divide the filling into balls using and ice cream scoop.
8.Mold them with wet hands and dip into the batter and deep fry.
9.Serve with chutney and enjoy!