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Vada Pav Recipe


Fast Facts
Fast Facts

It is a vegetarian dish

Vada pav makes a delicious snack

Spicy Indian equivalent of a burger

Did You Know
Did You Know

Vada pav is a Maharashtrian snack popular all over India. It is healthy too.


Main Ingredients-
• Potatoes
• Garlic
• Ginger
• Bengal gram flour

Introduction

Vada pav is a vegetarian snack. It has its origins in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Vada pav is cheap and delicious. It is a street food in most Indian Cuisine.

Cooking vada pav

Ingredients

  • Potatoes 8 – 10 numbers.
  • Garlic paste 2 tablespoon
  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon
  • Black mustard seeds ½ tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder ½ tablespoon
  • Curry leaves 6 – 7 numbers
  • Bengal gram flour 2 cups
  • Pav buns 6 number
  • Sunflower oil for cooking
  • Coriander chutney 1 cup
  • Shengdaana lehsun chutney ½ cup
  • Tamarind chutney 1 cup

Peel and mash the potatoes

Method of preparation

  • Mix gram flour with sufficient amount of water and salt to make a thick smooth paste. Keep separate.
  • Mix garlic and ginger paste and put in green chillies. Mash them in a blender to make a smooth paste.
  • Mix the formed paste with the mashed potatoes. Salt is then added for seasoning
  • Take a pan. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a medium flame. Add curry leaves, turmeric powder and mustard seeds. Fry until seeds cease to splutter.
  • Add this to the potato. Mix well.
  • Carve up the potato mix into a ball, little smaller than a tennis ball. Smoothen the ball by slightly greasing palms.
  • Heat the deep frying oil in medium flame
  • Dip one potato ball at a time into the gram flour batter to coat well. Deep fry in hot oil until golden. Drain the ball on paper towels.
  • Take 1 pav bun. Make an incision in half and put a spoonful of shengdaana lehsun chutney, mint-coriander chutney and tamarind chutney.
  • Put a potato ball on the bun and fold over. Press the arrangement gently.
  • Serve when potato ball remains hot

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