Vada Pav | How to make Vada Pav

By Afroz Shaikh  |  15th Feb 2016  |  
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  • Vada Pav, How to make Vada Pav
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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About Vada Pav Recipe

Literally the 'Jaan of Mumbai', this is the go to food had any time of the day.

Vada Pav

Ingredients to make Vada Pav

  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste (Batter)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (Batter)
  • 1 cup gram flour/ Besan (Batter)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp chopped green coriander
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 6-7 curry leaves
  • 3 green chilies
  • 1/2 in ginger crushed
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 pav
  • For the Chutney:
  • 3 tbsp sesame seed
  • 3 tbsp dry coconut powder
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • 12-14 cloves of Garlic
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste

How to make Vada Pav

  1. In a bowl add besan, turmeric and salt and mix well add enough water to make a thick batter and keep it aside. In a separate bowl mash the boiled potatoes.
  2. Heat a pan, add oil. When the oil is hot enough, add mustard seeds let it crackle, add curry leaves, chopped green chilies, crushed ginger and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add turmeric powder and stir. Add the tadka, chopped green coriander and salt to mashed potatoes and mix well.
  4. Divide the potato mixture in six equal parts and make balls out of it. In a wok heat oil on medium heat to fry the vadas. When the oil is hot dip the potato ball into the batter fry them till they turn golden yellow in colour.
  5. Serve these vada with pav (bun) and red garlic chutney.
  6. For the Garlic Chutney: In a hot pan dry roast sesame seeds, coconut and peanut each separately and keep them aside to cool. In same pan heat 1 tsp oil and add crushed garlic, fry till it slightly changes colour. Turn off the gas.
  7. When everything is cooled down. Put everything in the mixer jar add red chili powder and salt and grind it. Store in an airtight container.

Reviews for Vada Pav (8)

Amrita Jaiswal22 days ago

I've tried your recipe...it came out prefect...Thank you so much
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Vijaya Bawane2 months ago

Super
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Geeta Sahnia year ago

Yummy
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kritika tiwaria year ago

Good
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HarMan Kaintha year ago

Yummy
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Sushma Garga year ago

Yammy
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Revathie Mohonasundaram2 years ago

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Shipra Saxena3 years ago

Sounds good! I have always wanted to know the recipe of vada pav :D
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