VADA PAV also known as "Indian Burger" is very popular food of Mumbai.

Pav - 7.
Vada : 6 Potatoes - boiled and mashed, Oil - 2spoons, Mustard seeds - 1 spoon,  Hing (asafoetida) - 1/4 spoon, turmeric leaves - 1/4 spoon, Salt to taste.
Crush together: 4 green chillies, 1inch piece of ginger, 8-10 garlic.
Batter: 3/4 cup bangal gram flour(besan or kadale hittu), 1/4 spoon turmeric powder, 1/2 cup water, 1 spoon oil, salt to taste.
Garlic chutney: Garlic 10-12, 5-8 red chillies (byadagi menasu or guntur menasu), coriander seeds (dhaniya) - 1 spoon, Jeera - 1 spoon, 1 spoon oil, salt & sugar to taste. Lemon juice - 2 spoons.
Meetha chutney (Sweet chutney): Tamarind - 1/2 cup, Jaggery - 3/4 cup, 1/2 spoon red chilli powder, 1/2 spoon ginger finely chopped ginger, salt to taste.

Preparation Method for Vada:
  1. Using mortar & pestle crush the chillies, ginger and garlic finely.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when they start crackilg add hing, and crushed mixture and fry for a minute.
  3. Add the mashed potatoes, turmeric and salt. Mix well.
  4. Let it cool, then shape it into small balls and press them little to give it a shape of tikki.
  5. Mix the ingredients of the batter in a bowl.
  6. Dip the potato tikki into batter and make sure the batter is coated well on frigerator for multiple them.
  7. Deep fry them in oil till golden brown.

Preparation Method for garlic chutney:
  1. Soak the red chillies in hot water for half an hour.
  2. Grind the soaked red chillies along with water, garlic, coriander seeds, jeera, sugar, salt and lemon juice very finely.
  3. Heat oil and add the ground mixture. Cook till oil separates, add little water and boil for few mins. 
 Preparation Method for meetha chutney:
  1. Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water for 15 mins.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and bring to boil.
  3. When the consistency reaches to thick then remove from fire and strain the mixture.
  4. Store the chutney in refregirator.
Cut each pav into half and apply the garlic chutney on both sides. Place the vada in between the pav and serve.
Serves: 7


  1. Super recipe . yaavag baronu helri taste madlikke :)


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