Vada Pav Recipe

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Vada Pav
Pavs – 4 (or any unsweetened bun)
Garlic Chutney or Green Chutney as required
Potatoes – 1 cup, boiled, mashed
Green Chillies – 1 tsp, finely chopped
Garlic – 2 to 3 cloves, grated
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, peeled, finely chopped
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – a pinch
Curry Leaves – few
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp + a pinch
Oil – 1/2 tblsp
Bengal Gram Flour (Besan) – 1/3 cup
Baking Soda – a little pinch
Oil – 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Oil for deep frying

1. Grind together the green chillies, ginger and garlic. Keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a pan.
3. Fry the mustard seeds till it starts to splutter.
4. Add the asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
5. Add the ground chillies, ginger and garlic mixture.
6. Stir-fry for a minute.
7. Add the mashed potatoes, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt.
8. Stir to mix well.
9. Remove and keep aside to cool.
10. Make small balls of the mixture and keep aside.
11. Combine the besan, baking soda, a pinch of turmeric powwder, 1/2 tsp oil and salt.
12. Add enough water to make a batter.
13. Flatten the prepared balls slightly and dip them in the batter. Ensure the vadas are coated well with the batter.
14. Heat oil for deep frying.
15. Deep fry the vadas, one or two at a time, till golden brown.
16. Remove and drain excess oil.
17. To make the vada pavs, slice each pav into half.
18. Spread some chutney and place a vada inside.
19. Serve at once.

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25 thoughts on “Vada Pav

  1. sheljapeter said on November 14, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    wow its yummy…………………

  2. KuN@L said on February 22, 2013 at 3:56 am


  3. apanirasoi said on November 22, 2012 at 7:06 am

    You have a great food blog. Good detailed steps for recipe.

    Apani Rasoi

  4. Gaurav Chauhan said on March 21, 2011 at 8:35 am

    Delicious Yummy……… 😛

  5. jyothi said on February 7, 2011 at 12:55 am

    its very good

  6. kapil kanawat said on October 27, 2010 at 7:20 am

    i tried this recipe, its delicious! thanks!

  7. kapil kanawat said on October 27, 2010 at 7:18 am

    i tried this recipe, its delicious! thanks praveen!

  8. chiya said on October 4, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    keep going with new recipes

  9. tapasya said on August 13, 2010 at 1:45 am

    very good i tried it its exelent my family also liked it thanku for this recipe the taste is very good

  10. Ritesh said on July 15, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    Good one

  11. Parmanand said on July 4, 2010 at 10:45 pm

    taste of indian bargar is wow.

  12. manjul said on June 1, 2010 at 3:55 am

    very nice

  13. kinjal said on May 25, 2010 at 8:24 am


  14. ange said on May 24, 2010 at 10:59 pm

    made it for a party and was a smash hit!

  15. hardik said on April 15, 2010 at 12:24 pm


  16. Sumit said on January 23, 2010 at 6:21 am

    best fast food one can think of.

  17. rajnish said on December 6, 2009 at 1:06 am

    its sumptuous, tried today only. really good

  18. sujay said on October 16, 2009 at 4:22 am

    great website now i also try to make this

  19. shuna sultan said on July 25, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    great recipe

  20. MANDAR KALYANKAR said on July 5, 2009 at 12:59 pm


  21. MANDAR KALYANKAR said on July 5, 2009 at 12:56 pm


  22. hemant lohar said on June 23, 2009 at 2:41 am

    nicely given the recipe i love it and will try to make it at home

  23. raghav said on March 3, 2009 at 12:17 am

    great recipe

  24. vsmugundhan said on October 31, 2008 at 1:24 pm

    would like to try it soon thnx

  25. Ricky said on October 13, 2008 at 6:51 am

    itz very fab.. however it should contain the best quality chutani recipe, so add to the perfect taste….

    But thn also itz good.


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