Bateta Vada

  • on June 7, 2022
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Batata vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. The dish consists of a mashed potato patty coated with chick pea flour, which is then deep-fried and served hot with chutney. The vada is typically around two or three cm in diameter.Batata vada is a fried snack of batter-coated potato stuffed fritter dumplings.

Making these take some time but absolutely worth it. I share this lip smacking delicious recipe of Maharashtrian style batata vada.

Bateta Vada

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Batata vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. The dish consists of a mashed potato patty coated with chick pea flour, which is then deep-fried and served hot with chutney.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 kilogram(kg) potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon(tsp) mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon(tsp) garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon(tsp) crushed green chillies or 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 6-8 curry leaves(limbdo)
  • 2 tablespoons(tbsp) oil
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • pinch of turmeric
  • oil for frying
  • Batter: 1 cup gram flour
  • salt to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon(tsp) red chilli powder

Instructions
 

  • Boil the potatoes, peel and mash roughly
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a saucepan. Add the mustard seeds, and then the curry leaves
  • Add the remaining ingredients, except the potatoes, and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Turn off the heat and thoroughly mix in the potatoes
  • Shape into balls of the desired size
  • Mix the batter ingredients with approximately 3/4 cup water to mike a smooth, slightly runny mixture
  • Dip each potato ball of the mixture in the batter, ensuring an even coating, and deep fry in hot oil to a golden colour
  • Drain onto kitchen paper
  • Serve with red garlic chutney
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