Vada Pav Recipe

For Batter :
Gram Flour (Besan) – 1 Cup
Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
Salt – to taste
Baking Soda – a pinch

For Vada Filling :
Boiled Potatoes – 2 (Peeled and mashed)
Green Chilli Paste – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
Salt – to taste
Ginger & Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves – a handful (chopped)
Red Chilli Powder – to taste
Garam Masala – ½ tsp
Lemon Juice – 1 ½ tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Curry Leaves – 4-5

Other Ingredients :
Dry Garlic Chutney
Coriander or Mint Chutney
Sweet Tamarind Chutney
Oil – to deep fry

Method –
In a bowl add gram flour, salt, turmeric powder, baking soda and make coating consistency batter by adding water.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When they crackle add asafoetida and curry leaves.
Now add green chilli paste and ginger & garlic paste. Saute it for few seconds.
Add turmeric powder, mashed potatoes, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt. Mix well.
Add lemon juice and chopped coriander into it.
Divide the mixture into small balls.
Dip the balls into gram flour batter and deep fry them till they turn golden brown.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Slice the pav into half. Spread tamarind chutney and coriander or mint chutney on inner sides of pav. Now spread dry garlic chutney and stuff with vadas.


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