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Batata Vada

Potato Rolls in Gram flour

Serving 3-4 persons

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes



Vada Mix
4 LargeBoiled Potatoes
1 MediumFinely Chopped Onion (optional)
2 Green Chilli Finely Chopped
1 TablespoonGinger Paste
1 TeaspoonCoriander Powder
1 TablespoonGaram Masala
1 TablespoonFinely Chopped Green Coriander
2 TeaspoonMango Powder or
1 TablespoonPomegranate powder
1 TablespoonOil
1 TablespoonFinely Chopped Kari Leaves (Curry Leaves)
2 TeaspoonMustard Seeds
2 PinchesHing
Salt to Taste

For Batter

1 TablespoonBesan (Gram Flour)
1 TeaspoonRed Hot Chilli
3 CupsOil to Fry the Vada
Salt to Taste



  1. In a Small Frying pan Heat the oil add hing and mustard seeds to it when its tarts popping add finely chopped Kari leaves to it cook it for 30 seconds and remove it from the flame.

  2. Now in a bowl mash potatoes, green chili, coriander powder, garam masala, Finely chopped coriander leaves, kasoori methi, salt to taste, 1 tea spoon of mango powder and mix it well.

  3. Add the above made tadka to the potato mix bowl and mix it well and make golf size balls from the mixture and keep them aside

  4. In other bowl take besan , red chili powder, 1 tea spoon of mango powder and salt to taste and mix it with water and make batter. Make sure that the batter should not be too runny or too thick.

  5. Now Heat oil in an frying pan. Drop a little of batter if it comes up right away that means oil is perfect.

  6. Now dip the potato balls in the batter one by one and drop it in to the frying pan .Do not over crowd the frying pan. The flame should be medium high.

  7. When they are all done serve them with imly (Tamarind) ki chutney, puddiney (Mint) ki chutney and tea.

South Indian Recipe, Vegetarian Recipe, Vada, Batata Wada

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