Tuesday, September 3, 2013

VADA PAV



This is a very popular street food of Maharashtra.  Aloo vada /bonda is sandwiched between pav bread along with mint cutney and spicy garlic chutney.This brings back memories of friends in Mumbai, how we relished these during our outings.


Ingredients:
Potatoes ............ 1/2 kg
Besan ................ 2 cups
Onion ................ 1 (chopped finely)
Green chillies ... 3-4
Coriander leaves ..... handful
Coriander powder .... 1 tsp.
Jeera powder ............ 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder...... 1/2 tsp.
Mustard seeds .......... 1 tbsp.
Cumin seeds ............... 1 tbsp.
Asafoetida .................. a pinch
Baking soda .............. a pinch
Salt .........................to taste
Oil



Method:
1. Boil and peel the potatoes.Cut then into small pieces.
2. In a pan pour 2 tblsp. oil, when hot add the mustard seeds and asafoetida.
3.Now add the onion and saute for 2-3 minutes and add the potatoes, salt, coriander powder, Jeera powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and the coriander leaves.
4. Make round balls with this mixture.
5. Make a thick batter with besan adding baking soda, salt , cumin seeds and the required quantity of water.
6. Dip the potato balls in this batter and deep fry.

Dry Garlic Chutney ..... see recipe HERE

Mint Chutney ............ see Recipe  HERE

To Assemble Vada Pav:
Slit open the pav bread. Spread the mint chutney. Flatten a vada and sandwich it in the pav bread with dry red chutney powder sprinkled on the vada.



36 comments:

  1. Wow yummmmy... can never ever say no to wada pav ... Todays post : http://nayanas-kitchen-kreations.blogspot.in/2013/06/methi-wadi-fenugreek-and-lentil-squares.html

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  2. My favourite. :) I love it:)
    Thanks for linking at my event :)

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  3. Just one thing, When u share my page and tag 10 friends please keep it public (so that I can see it)

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  4. Wow! I am a great fan of vada pav. Yumm to eat with those chutneys.

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  5. Vada pav looks very inviting.Makes me hungry.

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  6. arre wah vada pav u made it look so easy yaar ghar baithe yummy yummy vada pav

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  7. Yummy yummy n inviting wada pav Shobha

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  8. All time favorite... looks so tempting

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  9. Looks Yum

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  10. yummilicious street food and favorite one too...

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  11. I am big fan of chat.. this looks perfect for me

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  12. oh that is so perfect for me!! I can take some right now!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Sowmya
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  13. WISHING TO HAVE SOME VADA PAV NOW AFTER LOOKING AT YOUR DELICIOUS RECIPE...THEY ARE VERY VERY TEMPTING :-)

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  14. Wow..........
    vadapav, is a popular spicy vegetarian fast food dish native to the Indian state of Maharashtra. It consists of a batata vada sandwiched between two slices of a pav.

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