Aloo Vada (Potato dumpling/ Batata vada)

Happy Monday everyone! ♥ I hope you all had a beautiful week. Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Vada ‘. It is a very popular vegetarian Indian fast food. In Rajasthan it is called as aloo vada, but it is also popular with its other name batata wada.  It is basically mashed potatoes fritters/dumplings, which is covered in gram flour batter. In this recipe there is no need to temper the mashed potatoes. Try this hearty snack at home and enjoy with your family as tea time snack/appetizer. It can be served with green chutney (mint and coriander chutney) or ketchup.

Aloo Vada

Aloo Vada

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Serve: 11
Duration: 30 mins

Ingredients for Aloo vada

Potatoes (boiled )               1 kg

Lemon                                       1½ no.

Salt                                              1½ tsp

Coriander leaves                 1 cup

(chopped)

Mint/Pudina                          2 tsp

(chopped)

Curry leaves                           8-10

(chopped)

Ginger                                        1½ tsp

(finely chopped)

Chaat masala                         2 tsp

Chilli flakes                             2 tsp

Oil for deep-frying

For batter:

Gram flour/Besan                2-2½ cups heaped

Salt                                                1 tsp

Red chilli powder                  1 tsp

Cumin/ Jeera                          1/4 tsp

Soda bi-carb                             a pinch

Carrom seeds/Ajwain        1/4 tsp

Water                                         as  required for batter

Procedure for Aloo vada

  • Peel and cut potatoes in half. In a pressure cooker boil potato cubes with salt.

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  • Mash potato cubes and add all the masala ingredients (except oil) in the mashed potatoes . Mix everything properly.

Masala for aloo vada is ready.

Masala for aloo vada is ready.

  • Divide potato masala in equal size round balls. Keep them aside.

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  • In a deep bowl take gram flour, add all the ingredients of batter in it.
Gram flour with dry ingredients.

Gram flour with dry ingredients.

  • Add water in it to have a batter of medium consistency.
  • Heat sufficient quantity of oil in a deep pan for deep-frying.
  • Dip potato balls in batter and deep fry them till golden brown.
  • Serve them hot with ketchup or chutney and deep fried green chillies.
Aloo vada served with green chillies and ketchup.

Aloo vada served with green chillies and ketchup.

8 Comments

  1. Mashed potatoes covered in absolutely anything and eventing gets a thumbs up from me – what a brilliant recipe suggestion! I’ll definitely be keeping this in mind 🙂

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  2. Have heard so much about this dish but never ever tried to make this at home 😀 Thanks for reminding me as well as sharing this recipe here 🙂 🙂

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  3. aaahh looks yummy!! 😀

    Have a great week!
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  4. This is my favourite recipe 🙂

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