Batata Vada Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Diwali , Birthday Party, General
Recipe Type Snacks
Cuisine West India

Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian fast food in Maharashtra, India. It literally means potato fritters. The name "Batata" means potato in English. It consists of a potato mash patty coated with chick pea flour, then deep-fried and served hot with savory condiments called chutney. The vada is a sphere, around two or three inches in diameter.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Potato 600 gram 415.8 0.6
Ginger 1 nos 76.59
Garlic 10 clove 44.7 0.2
Green Chillies 5 nos 18 0 0
Gram Flour 1.5 cup 588.75
Red Chili Powder 1 teaspoon 14.4 0.21
Baking Powder 1 pinch 4
Turmeric Powder 0.25 teaspoon 0.72
Oil 100 cup 219600 30866 0
Coriander Leaves 2 tablespoon 0.36
220763.32 30867.01 0

Preparation Method

  1. 1 BOil, cool, peel and mash the Potato and keep aside.
  2. 2 Make a paste of Ginger, Garlic and green Chilieses.
  3. 3 Prepare a thick Butter of Besan with Water, Red Chili Powder, Salt and Soda bi-carbonate. Heat a little Oil. add Ginger-Garlic-green Chilies paste.
  4. 4 Add mashed Potato and Turmeric Powderr powder and mix well.
  5. 5 Add chopped Coriander Seedss leaves and Salt to taste. Let the mixture cool. When cold, form Lemon sized balls.
  6. 6 Heat Oil in a kadai. Dip the Potato balls into the Besan batter and deep fry in hot Oil Till light golden brown.
  7. 7 Serve hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.