Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. These are simple and quick so you can easily dish up this chatpata snack when unexpected guests arrive.

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Ingredients of Batata Vada

  • 600 gms potatoes
  • oil for frying
  • 5 gms mustard seeds
  • 2 gms curry leaves
  • 5 gms turmeric powder
  • 3 gms red chilli powder
  • 10 gms green chillies
  • 10 gms ginger
  • 10 gms garlic
  • 1 lime
  • 10 gms coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 200 gms gram flour
  • Water
  • 5 gms red chilli powder
  • 5 gms turmeric
  • 3 gms cumin
  • Salt
  • 2 gms soda bi-carb

How to Make Batata Vada

  • Cook the potatoes peel and mash.
  • Chop green chillies, garlic, ginger and the coriander leaves.
  • Using gram flour, water, red chilli powder, turmeric, cumin, salt and soda bi carb and make a thick batter.
  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds, after they crackle add the curry leaves.
  • Mix in all the rest of the tempering ingredients and add to the mashed potatoes.
  • Divide the potato mixture into balls.
  • Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry until golden brown in color.
  • Serve hot with a chutney.