This farali vada made during the Navratri fasting, or other upvaas or vrat days like Ekadasi, Mahashivratri, or Janmashtami. Farali batata vada is deep-fried snacks prepared with mildly spiced mashed potato baji which is then coated with singhara flour batter and then deep-fried till golden crisp.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients of Farali Batata Vada

For potato mixture:

  • Oil for deep frying
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • Green chilies chopped finely
  •  1 ½ cups Potatoes boiled, peeled, mashed
  • Rock salt 
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar

For outer layer:

  •  cup Singhare ka atta 
  • Rock salt 
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Water

How to Make Farali Batata Vada

  • Boil potatoes in cooker.
  • Let it cool down, Then peel it and mash using a potato masher.
  • Heat the oil, add cumin seeds.
  • Then add chopped green chili.
  • Add mashed potatoes, salt, black pepper powder, and sugar.
  • Mix well, add lemon juice, mix.
  • Take singhare ka atta, salt, pepper in a bowl.
  • Now add little water at a time and make a smooth batter.
  • Divide the potato mixture into equal ball shape.
  • Heat the oil in a pan for deep frying on medium-high heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, deep one potato ball in the batter and coat with batter from all the sides.
  • Deep fry it till it is golden brown from all the sides.
  • Once browned and fried from all the sides, remove it to a paper towel lined plate using a slotted spatula.
  • Serve warm.


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