Monday, 30 July 2012

Vada Pav (Indian Burger)

Vada Pav, is my favorite road side snack. I love to visit Maharashtra to have this authentic vada pav. I just wanted to recreate the same to fulfill my craving..specially in rainy season with a cup of tea. This is sweet, spicy and crunchy snack, this great combination of great flavors just burst in mouth. I hope you guys will try this out and enjoy this amazing snack.

Here comes the Recipe


2 Cup Boiled Mashed Potatoes
½ tsp Turmeric
2 Pav Buns/Burger Buns
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tbsp Oil
Oil for Deep Frying
1 tbsp Chopped Cilantro
1 tsp Butter
1 tsp Lime Juice
Salt to taste

For Batter

½ Cup Besan/Chickpea Flour
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tsp Chopped Cilantro
2 tbsp Water

For Garnishing

1 tbsp Garlic Chutney
1 Fried Green Chili
1 tbsp Tamarind Chutney
1 tbsp Coriander Mint Chutney


1)  Heat a tbsp Oil in large skillet on medium high heat, Add in mustard seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, mashed potatoes and mix well. Then add in salt, lime juice and mix well. Let the mixture comes to room temperature.

2) Heat the Oil in large skillet on medium high heat to fry vada's. In a Big Bowl add in besan, ginger garlic paste, salt, cilantro and mix well with water to make a paste.

3) Divide potato mixture in medium sized balls and coat them well with besan mixture. Fry the balls till they turns to golden and crispy.

4) Now its the time to assemble vada pav. Heat up the pav with butter if you like and then spread coriander mint chutney on one side and tamarind chutney on the other side.

5) Then place vada on pav and press vada a little, then garnish with garlic chutney and fried chili.


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