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Vada Pav

Shilpa gupta
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Vada pav is a very popular street food of Maharashtra. Batata vada is stuffed in pav buns with green coriander chutney and tamarind chutney.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Maharashtra
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Boiled potatoes medium sized 2
  2. Oil 2 tesp + for frying
  3. Mustard seeds 1/2 tesp
  4. Curry leaves 1 sprig
  5. Asafoetida a pinch
  6. Ginger garlic paste 1 tesp
  7. Red chilli powder 1/2 tesp
  8. Turmeric powder 1/4 tesp
  9. Coriander powder 1/2 tesp
  10. Salt 1/2 tesp
  11. Green coriander chutney 3-4 tbsp
  12. Tamarind chutney 3-4 tbsp
  13. Pav buns 4
  14. For batter
  15. Gram flour 1/2 cup
  16. Salt 1/3 tesp
  17. Red chilli powder 1/4 tesp
  18. turmeric powder a pinch
  19. Asafoetida a pinch
  20. Water approx. 1/4 cup
  21. Green Coriander leaves 1 tbsp


  1. Splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves in oil.
  2. Add Asafoetida and ginger paste. Saute.
  3. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and a tbsp of water.
  4. Cook spices and add mashed boiled potatoes with salt. Mix well.
  5. Stop heat. Mix coriander leaves.
  6. Mix all ingredients of batter and make a thick batter of pouring consistency. Adjust water as needed.
  7. Divide potato mixture in four balls.
  8. Dip each ball in batter nicely and deep fry in hot oil on medium heat.
  9. Remove the batata vadas on absorbent paper.
  10. Cut Pav buns in centre and let them joined at end.
  11. Apply tamarind chutney on one side and coriander chutney on other side.
  12. Place a batata vada in centre and serve.

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Seema Sharma
Seema Sharma   Mar-16-2018

Would love to try this.

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