Vada Pav | How to make Vada Pav

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ByAfroz Shaikh
Created on 15th Feb 2016
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  • By Afroz Shaikh
    Created on 15th Feb 2016

About Vada Pav

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

Vada Pav, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Afroz Shaikh. Vada Pav is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Vada Pav is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Vada Pav by Afroz Shaikh is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Vada Pav.

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People

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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 (4)

HarMan Kainth16 days ago

Sushma Garg5 months ago

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Shipra Saxena2 years ago
Sounds good! I have always wanted to know the recipe of vada pav :D

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