Monday, 21 November 2016

Batata Vada

Batata Vada

For outer coating
  • 1 cup Gram Flour
  • ¼  tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chili powder
  • Salt  as per taste
For stuffing
  • 4-5 medium size potatoes  ( boiled and mashed )
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2-3 Green chilli (finely chopped)
  • 2 pinch asafoetida
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt as per taste
Method (How to make Batata Vada at home)
For the outer batter
  • In a bowl add gram flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder  and salt.
  • Add water to make a slightly thick batter.

For the stuffing
  • Heat oil in deep non-stick pan add mustard seeds and asafoetida sauté for few seconds.
  • Add chopped curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic and sauté till raw smell gone.
  • Add turmeric powder and boiled and mashed potatoes and cook for a minute on a low flame.
  • Add coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix well. Switch off the flame and allow the mixture to cool down completely.
  • Make equal sized round balls of the potato mixture.
To make the Batata vadas
  • Heat oil for deep frying the vada.
  • Dip each ball in the gram flour batter to coat them evenly.
  • Deep fry until golden brown in colour from all sides.
  • Serve hot with Dry Red chutney or coriander chutney and with green chillies.

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