Tasty Recipe for famous street food Vada Pav
Vada Pav is very easy to prepare. It’s a vegetarian fast food with the perfect contrast of tastes and textures. It is a dish with fried smashed and spiced potato placed inside a bread bun (pav) almost in half through the middle. This dish is mostly eaten with one or more chutneys. Vada pav is a popular street food snack eaten in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra.
- Bread bun
- Boiled potatoes
- 5 green chilli
- 25 gram Ginger
- 3-inch Garlic
- 25 gram Curry leaves
- Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
- Peanuts- 1/2 cup
- Gram flour (besan)- 1 cup
- Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
- Red chilli powder -1/2 tsp
- Rice flour -1 tbsp (optional)
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Cumin seeds -1 tsp Hing
- Cooking oil for frying –1/4 tsp
Here is the Recipe of Vada Pav:
Prepare Masala Potato
Boil 4-5 potatoes and peel its skin and keep in a bowl and smash them well.
We will prepare a masala paste, we will put green Mirchi, garlic, ginger, a pinch of hing, curry leaves, coriander leaves in a blending machine and blend it well.
Heat a frying pan and pour 3-4 tsp cooking oil, once the oil is heated we’ll add 1 tsp of Cumin seeds, 1 tsp mustard seeds and 1/4 tsp hing.
Cook the spice a bit and add the prepared masala paste, fry it for a minute on a low flame. Add smash potato and ½ tsp salt and cook it well on a medium flame for a minute, Once cooked keep it aside and let it cool down.
Prepare thick Batter
Take 1 cup of green flour and add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, add ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp red chilli, 1 tsp rice flour, mix well by adding water little by little. Try to make a thick batter.
Once your batter is ready, keep it aside. Now take your potato masala and start making a round shape with your hand like you do when you prepare roti and keep. Later keep the round shaped masala potato in your bowl for the next process.
It’s time to Prepare Chutney now
We will prepare Garlic and groundnut chutney. We will need 1/2 cup of groundnut and we need to roast it in a frying pan for 3 minutes on a medium flame.
After 3 minutes we will switch off the flame and let it cool. We will remove the groundnut skin, put it in a blending machine and later we will add 12-23 peeled garlic cloves and 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1.5 tsp red chilli and salt and grind it all together.
Add oil to a pan, after the oil is heated we will put the round-shaped masala in the batter and mix it. You may use two spoons to mix the masala potato in the batter.
After the round-shaped masala potato is mixed in the batter, fry it well and take it out one by one and keep it in another bowl.
Let’s fry green chilli in the oil, you chop the chilli in the middle and put it in the pan.
The Final process is to assemble vada pav in order. Tear the paw in the middle and put the vada and green chilli inside it. Lastly, add chutney to the side of your plate and serve it.
Enjoy your tasty Vada Pav !