II Batata Vada II


  • 3 Large Potatoes (boiled and mashed)
  • 3 onions (chopped)
  • 3-4 Green chilies
  • 1"piece of ginger
  • 3-4 flakes of Garlic
  • 2 cups Gram flour (Besan)
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • 1tsp mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • Oil for frying
  • Make a fine paste of ginger, garlic and green chilies.
  • Add the paste, chopped onions, coriander, salt, sugar, and a pinch of baking soda and lemon juice to the mashed potatoes and mix well.
  • Heat 1tsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves allow to splutter.
  • Now add it to the potato mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • In bowl add gram flour, little salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and make a batter (neither too lose nor too thick) using water.
  • Make small balls of the potato mixture.
  • Dip each in the batter and deep fry on medium flame till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with Chutney and tomato ketchup.