Batata Vada Video by Tarla Dalal

Batata Vada Video by Tarla Dalal

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Batata vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even daily routine! For such people who want to keep relishing batata vadas frequently, try cooking it on a tava instead of deep-frying without compromising on the taste.


Recipe Description for Batata Vada ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Makes 10 vadas
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For Batata Vada
2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Together Into A Thin Batter (using 3/4 Cup Water)
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp oil
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
a pinch baking soda
salt to taste

For Serving With Batata Vada
green chutney


For batata vada

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}batata vada{/span}, heat the oil in a broad pan, add the ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander, lemon juice, potatoes, sugar and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove from the flame, cool and divide the mixture into 10 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into a round and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai. Dip the potato rounds in the prepared batter and deep-fry a few at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  5. Drain the {span class="bold1"}batata vada{/span} on absorbent paper and serve hot with green chutney.

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