- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Serving: 3 People
- Calories: 9495 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 388.54 g
- Cholesterol Content: 0 mg
- Fat Content: 876 g
- Fiber Content: 32 g
- Protein Content: 49.22 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 137.205 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 5408 mg
- Sugar Content: 9.54 g
- Trans Fat Content: 4.648 g
Batata vada is delicious Gujarati and Maharashtrian Street food dish. Batata vada made with mashed potato covered with the gram flour batter and deep-fried until golden. When the rain started, people want to have some hot, crispy snacks with their hot tea and batata vada is very simple and easy to prepare and make snacks. Serve the hot batata vada with green chutney and hot ginger tea. Just follow these easy steps to make it at home.
Ingredients of Batata Vada Recipe
- Boiled potatoes - 3
- Minced garlic - 1 Tablespoon
- Green chili paste - 1 Tablespoon
- Turmeric powder - ¼ Teaspoon
- Mustard seeds - ½ Teaspoon
- Few springs of curry leaves
- Salt - 1 Teaspoon
- Oil for deep frying - 4 Cups
- For the batter
- Gram flour (Besan) - 2 Cups
- A pinch of baking soda
- Salt - 1 Teaspoon
- Red chili powder - ¼ Teaspoon
How to Make Batata Vada
Step 1: In a bowl add boiled and mashed potatoes, green chili paste, red chili powder, salt, turmeric powder, mustard seeds, curry leaves, minced garlic and mix them well.
Step 2: Now take a small portion of this potato mixture and make small balls from it.
Step 3: Repeat the procedure for all the mixture and make balls from it. Keep it aside.
To Make Batter
Step 1: In a bowl, add gram flour, baking soda, salt, and red chili powder and mix them well.
Step 2: Now, drop the prepared potato balls in this batter and coat them well.
Step 3: Now, heat the oil in a frying pan and once it's heated well drop the batter coated potato balls into the oil.
Step 4: Fry the vada on a MEDIUM-LOW heat.
Step 5: Fry the batata vada till it turns golden brown.
Step 6: Remove the batata vada once it’s become crispy and golden brown.
Step 7: Serve the hot batata vada with pav and enjoy it with tomato ketchup or green chutney.