Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Batata Wada-From Mumbai Streets

Mumbai street food reached my kitchen today. I had Batata Wada last on my vacation on the way to Siridi. It's difficult to find same Batata Wada here at Vizag... So, planned to prepare it @ my kitchen :)


Potato - 3 Medium (boiled and mashed)
Onion - 1 Medium (chopped finely)
Ginger-Garlic - 1 Tbsp (Freshly crushed)
Cumin -1/2 tsp
Mustard -1/2 tsp
Carom Seeds -1/2 tsp
Green Chilli Paste - 1tsp(used sauce)
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Chat Masala -1/2 tsp 
Gram Flour - 5 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder -1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Soda Bicarbonate - 1/4 tsp 
Oil - 2tbsp (for preparing masala)
Oil to deep fry the wada

  1.  In a bowl mix besan, soda bicarbonate, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and water to have a thick consistency and rest for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Mean while boil potatoes and mash it adding salt (adjust as per taste & remember we added salt in the batter too.) and keep aside.
  3. In a kadai take 2 tbsp oil, put mustard,cumin and carom seeds and add freshly crushed ginger-garlic after they splutter. 
  4. Now add onion and cook till it turns pink in a medium flame.
  5. Put chat powder, garam masala and chilli sauce and mix properly.
  6. Now add the mashed potato and cook for 2-3 minutes and let it cool.
  7. Once cooled give a shape and keep aside.
  8. Heat the oil for deep fry. 
  9. Add the potato masala in the batter prepared and fry it.
  10. Remove and press in between a Pav Bread and serve it hot....

 Linking it to Tomato Blues
@ Celebrating Street Food


from my kitchen


Rasi said...

Looks yummy! this is a family fav :).. i prepare it a little different..

Anjali Bapna Shukla said...

A perfect snack and my all time fav...how about having it with some spicy chutney...wow!! :)

Surabhi said...

@anjali absolutely... may be a spicy green chutney :)