Batata Vada Recipe

Batata Vada Recipe

Batata Vada is a Maharashtrian dish in which besan is used to dip potato. Learn how to make/prepare Batata Wada by following this easy recipe.
Batata Vada Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (28 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 2 Cups besan
  • 3/4 lb Potatoes
  • 2 tbsp Grated coconut
  • 4 Onions, chopped finely
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 4 Cloves garlic
  • Sugar to taste
  • Juice of one lime
  • A few sprigs coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • A small piece ginger
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
How to make Batata Vada:
  • Cook potatoes into the Pressure cooker until soft.
  • Peel and mash them, keep aside.
  • Grind green chillies, garlic and ginger together to make a fine paste.
  • Combine this paste, potato, onions, coriander leaves, sugar, lime juice and salt, mix well.
  • Take a pan and heat a little oil and fry mustard seeds and curry leaves until the mustard crackles.
  • Remove it from the heat and add it to the potato mixture.
  • Take another bowl and combine besan, salt, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, baking soda, coconut, turmeric powder and little water in it, to make a thick batter.
  • Add a tsp of hot oil to the batter.
  • Make small balls from the potato mixture.
  • Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry until golden brown.
  • Serve hot batata vada with chutney or tomato sauce.


Reviews and Ratings:
Surekha posted 16/04/2011
even cumin seeds are not added to the batter. Please give recipe of chutney.
sanket posted 31/03/2011
coconut is never added in the besan batter of batata wada in the traditional reciepe

Top