Vada Pav

Popular street food in Maharashtra, Vada pav is made up of vada and pav where vada is a deep-fried potato dumpling and pav is a bread bun. This is a quick mouthwatering snack that you can enjoy as your evening snack with tea. Let’s start with the ingredients:


  • 1 cup Besan
  • Pav (according to you)
  • 3-4 boiled potatoes
  • Salt
  • ½ tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp Curry leaves
  • A Pinch of hing
  • 300 ml oil to fry
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Chili paste


Step 1- Heat a pan with oil and add mustard seeds. Add curry leaves when they started crackling.

Step 2- Add garlic paste and green chili paste. Saute them and add boiled mashed potatoes. Mix them for 1 minute.

Step 3- Add salt, turmeric, chili powder, and coriander powder. Mix them for 5-6 minutes on a medium flame. Let them cook. Off the flame and add coriander leaves.

Step 4- Take a bowl, add besan, turmeric powder, 1 tbsp oil, and a pinch of hing. Mix them well and add some water. Make a thick and consistent paste (there should be no lumps in the batter.

Step 5- Now, mash the potato mixture with your hand and make balls.

Step 6- Heat oil in any deep utensil/pan. Dip these balls in flour paste.

Step 7- Fry them for 3-4 minutes from all sides. Take them out from your pan. In the same pan, fry a slightly cut green chili just for 1 minute.

Step 8- Take your pav and apply green chutney on both sides. Place your vada inside it with green chili.

Step 9- Your delicious vada pav is ready to taste. Enjoy!!

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