Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Vada Pav

Popular Street food of Mumbai


  • 4 large Potatoes( boiled & mashed)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Green chilli-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice (fresh)
  • 1 Cup Gram flour / besan
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 8 Pav bread
  • Oil to deep fry.


  • Take Gram flour/besan in a bowl, add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder & mix.
  • Add Sufficient water & whip to a smooth & thick batter.
  • set aside for 10 mts.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan & add asafoetida, turmeric powder,green chilli-garlic paste & mix.
  • Add potatoes, salt & mix well.set aside to cool.Add chopped cilantro, lemon juice  to the potato mixture & mix well.
  • Divide the mixture into eight equal portions & shape them into balls.
  • Heat oil in a pan.Dip the potato balls in the gram flour batter & deep fry till golden brown & crisp.Drain on a tissue.
  • Slit each pav, spread some dry garlic chutney , place a vada & press lightly.
  • Serve immediately with fried green chillies.


  1. Great evening snack..first time in your blog..will frequent now onwards

  2. 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.