Batata vada is synonymous with the south Indian Potato Bonda and is the Indianized burger. Crispy vada sandwiched between soft buns with spicy garlic/ mint/ coriander chutney. It’s a hugely popular street food in India and has its origins in the state of Maharashtra.Vada Pavs are common to find in every part of India and is sold by roadside vendoors and some shops.
Ingredients for the filling/potato patty
Ingredients for the batter.
Ingredients for the green chutney
Ingredients for the spicy red chutney powder
¼ cup Coconut powder ( dry )good brands are available easily in stores.
4 Green chillies, chopped
Pinch of Hing (asafoetida)
1 tsp jeera powder
¼ cup Peanuts, roasted
Salt to taste
¼ cup white Sesame seeds, roasted.
Dry roast peanuts and sesame seeds separately and then add them into a blender to make
a fine powder.
Keep this aside. In a pan, heat very little oil.
Add pinch of hing, chopped garlic, green chillies and sauté well.
Add coconut powder and fry till they get slightly browned. Switch off the flame.
Add chilli powder, cumin powder and mix well.
Allow to cool and then add the roasted peanut and sesame seeds powder and mix well.
Add salt to taste and keep stirring until all the ingredients are nicely mixed together. Keep