Vada pav | How to make Vada pav

By Rita Arora  |  22nd Apr 2016  |  
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About Vada pav Recipe

Mumbai's most popular fast food.

Vada pav

Ingredients to make Vada pav

  • Medium sized potatoes 5 ( boiled and coarsely mashed )
  • Bread crumbs (optional )
  • Few curry leaves
  • garlic 8-10 cloves
  • ginger 1 tbsp
  • green chillies 4
  • coriander leaves 2-3 tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • oil 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • gram flour 1 and 1/2 cup
  • turmeric powder 1 pinch
  • asafoetida 1 pinch
  • salt to taste
  • baking soda 1 pinch
  • cornflour 1 tbsp
  • chilly powder 1/2 tsp
  • Pav bread 5-6
  • coriander mint chutney
  • Spicy garlic chutney

How to make Vada pav

  1. Grind the ginger, garlic and chillies to form a coarse paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  3. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, ginger-garlic paste, mashed potatoes, turmeric, salt and coriander leaves. Mix everything well and cook it for some more time.
  4. Remove the potato filling in a different bowl and let it cool.
  5. Heat oil in a pan .
  6. Mix the gram flour, corn flour, turmeric powder, chilly powder, asafoetida, salt, water, baking soda and 1 tbsp oil in a bowl. Mix it well and make a smooth paste .
  7. Deep fry these potato balls coated with the gram flour batter till it turns golden brown in colour.
  8. Cut the pav into two halves, add the mint chutney and garlic chutney on both sides of the pav. Place the bat at a vadap in the centre of the pav and close it.
  9. Serve it hot with some more chutney and fried green chillies.

My Tip:

Mint and garlic chutney should be spicy for vada pav.

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