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Vada Pav is one of the famous Mumbai street food and most favorite roadside snack. Mumbai vada pav can be called own desi Indian burger is a sandwich in which spicy vada with chutney is sandwiched in pav bun.

How to make Vada pav - Vada pav recipe

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Course: entree, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine, maharashtrian
Keyword: indian street food, vada pav
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 in Batata Vada/Aloo vada recipe linkrecipe note below
  • 4 Pav Buns
  • ½ cup Green chutney
  • ½ cup Red Garlic chutney
  • 4-6 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Butter

Batata Vada Recipe Ingredients

  • 500 gm Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon green chillies chopped
  • 4 - 5 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 200 gm gram flour
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • to taste salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder


  • In a non-stick pan, heat 1 teaspoon of oil and add green chilies. stir it well cover it (must because chilis can burst otherwise) cook for a minute on slow heat and switch off the heat.
  • Slit the pav buns in the middle and apply little amount of butter in the middle of every bun.
  • Just don’t open the buns completely it should be attached to one side completly.
  • Now just open up the pav a little and cook it on a hot skillet or tava.
  • To assemble apply green chutney and red chilli garlic chutney in the pav.  
  • place a batata vada along with fried green chili on the side and enjoy the taste of Mumbai street food Vada pav in home.

How to Make Batata Vada

  • In a mixing bowl, Mix gram flour, a pinch of teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon red chilli powder and salt to taste. Add water and whisk it into a smooth and thick consistency batter.
  • Heat 1 & ½ tbsp. oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once they start spluttering, add coriander leaves. Add the ginger and chopped chillies. Saute it for a minute.
  • Now add coriander powder and chaat masala, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix it well. Add 2 tablespoons of water and add coarsely mashed potatoes.
  • Keep the potato filling aside and let it cool.
  • Make 8 equal sized balls of potato filling, now dip these balls and coat these balls into the gram flour batter we made.
  • Now drop these batter coated balls in the hot oil very carefully and fry them on medium-high heat. when they are golden brown from all side, with the help of a slotted spoon take them out of the pan onto a plate lined with a kitchen napkin.
  • Serve them hot with coriander mint chutney and spicy fried green chilli.