Maharashtrian Batata Vada

Cooked potatoes are partially mashed, rolled out into balls and deep fried after dipping in a thick batter

Maharashtrian Batata Vada

Cooked potatoes are partially mashed, rolled out into balls and deep fried after dipping in a thick batter

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 06 Nov 2010

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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

First cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker till done. Allow to cool, peel and cut into cubes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and fry crushed garlic, chopped green chilies and garam masala.

Step 3

Fry in low heat till the raw smell of garlic disappears but the white color of garlic should not change.

Step 4

Now add the potato cubes, grated carrot and beetroot, little turmeric power and required salt.

Step 5

Mash well half of the potatoes with the back of ladle. Saute for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Allow the potato mix to cool. Mix coriander leaves and make small lemon sized balls.

Step 7

For preparing batter, mix together bengal gram flour,rice flour, red chilly powder, soda powder and asafoetida powder.

Step 8

Dip each potato ball in the thick batter and deep fry to a golden brown color.

Step 9

Serve hot maharashtrian batata vada with mint chutney.

Step 10

For preparing Mint chutney:
1)Grind together all the ingredients with required salt.

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