Monday, August 29, 2016

Batata Vada Recipe | How To Make Batata Vada | Easy Batata Vada Recipe

Batata Vada Recipe
Batata Vada is a spicy and delicious deep fried snack prepared using potato/aloo/batata. This recipe is almost similar to the south Indian Urulai kizhangu Bonda/Masal Bonda, expect the use of spices and potato filling preparation is different. Anything with potato is most welcomed at home and that too a deep fried snack is sure a hit. My kids enjoyed this snack. Batata vada can be prepared in no time, if you have some boiled potato in hand then you will need only 10-15 minutes to make this yummy snack.
I prepared this batata vada last week especially to share here, because I lost all my drafted food pictures due to hard disk issue. I usually, I write the recipe and save it in blogger and only on the day of posting I upload the pictures till that time it will be in my personal laptop. And Now, all the food pictures were lost due to my laptop issue and we couldn't retrieve any data from hard disk. So, I have to cook and click for my further posts. I will try to cook and share some easy recipes.

Batata Vada Recipe
Batata Vada Recipe
Prep Time : 20-25 Minutes | Cook Time : 15 Minutes
Recipe Category : Snack or Appetizer | Recipe Cuisine : Indian
Makes  12 vadas

For Batata/Aloo Filling
  1. Potato/Aloo   2 big
  2. Green Chilli   2 or 3 no.
  3. Ginger   1" piece
  4. Cilantro  3 tbsp(finely chopped)
  5. Lemon juice   1-2 tsp(optional)
  6. Turmeric Powder   1/4 tsp
  7. Salt   to taste
  8. Hing   1/8 tsp
  9. Oil   2 tsp
  10. Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
  11. Jeera/Cumin Seeds   1/2 tsp
For Batter
  1. Gram Flour/Besan/Kadala maavu    1/2 cup
  2. Turmeric Powder   a pinch
  3. Chaat Masala   3/4 tsp
  4. Salt   to taste
  5. Hing   1/4 tsp
  6. Water    as needed
Pressure cook potatoes for 2 whistles and allow the pressure to cool down, then peel the skin and mash the potatoes and keep aside.
In a blender, add some cilantro, green chilli and ginger and pulse it to a coarse mixture and keep ready.
Now heat 2 tsp oil in a small pan, when it is hot add mustard seeds allow to pop, then add jeera fry well and add ginger-chilli-cilantro mixture, turmeric powder and stir well.
And then add the tempering to the mashed potato, add enough salt some cilantro and mix everything well, finally add 1-2 tsp lemon juice mix well, that's it potato filling is ready now.
Divide the potato mixture into 10-12 round balls or patties, which ever shape you want.
Then heat oil in a kadai to deep fry vadas, meanwhile prepare the gram flour batter.
In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, turmeric powder, chaat masala, salt, hing and mix everything well.
Now using water make it to a little thin batter, when you dip the potato patties the batter should coat that's the right consistency.
When the oil is hot, take one ball or disc at a time and dip in the gram flour batter and drop carefully into the hot oil and deep fry till it turn golden brown on both sides.
Once done, remove the fried batata vada using a slotted spatula and drain the excess oil in paper towel and serve the batata vada hot with some green chutney & ketchup.

Batata Vada Recipe


  1. perfect after school / work snack.. Pass me that plate with tea

  2. Lovely recipe Sangeetha. Awesome shots.

  3. ooooh yummy .. and having it with Sambhar would be heavennnnnnnnnnnnnn


  4. Semma presentation Sangee batata vada looks so good and tempting.

  5. So sorry to hear that you lost all the pictures you clicked for blog. I am sure you will click more beautiful pictures this time. Don't loose heart dear. Try some simple recipes.
    Coming to this, Batata Vada looks super delicious and beautiful presentation, I must say. When I saw the pictures in FB, I was really tempted and I jumped straight away to check the recipe.. Will try it and let u know..


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