- Coarse gram flour (Fortune Besan) (1 1/4 cups)
- Salt (as per taste)
- Red chilli powder (1/2 tsp)
- Turmeric powder (1/4 tsp)
- Soda bicarbonate (a small pinch)
- Large potatoes boiled and peeled (6)
- Pav small (8)
- Oil (1 tbsp +)
- Asafoetida (hing) (a pinch)
- Turmeric powder (haldi) (1/4 tsp)
- Green chilli-garlic paste (1 tbsp)
- Salt (as per the taste)
- Fresh coriander leaves chopped (1/4 cup)
- Lemon juice (1 tbsp)
- First things first, let’s get the batter ready! Add gram flour to a bowl. Then, add in salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, soda and mix well.
- Keep adding in sufficient water and start whipping to achieve a smooth, thick batter. Set it aside for about 15 mins. Now, let’s place the boiled potatoes in a bowl.
- Heat oil in a pan. Add in turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chilli-garlic paste and mix. Now, bring in the potatoes, followed by salt and mix. Once mixed, set aside to cool.
- Done? Then add in coriander leaves, lemon juice and mash the potatoes further to mix it all together.
- Now, divide the mixture into eight equal portions. Start shaping into vadas.
- Next, heat oil in a kadai. Dip each potato vada in the batter and then slowly drop them in deep fry. Remove once golden and crisp on the outside and drain them on absorbent paper.
- Time to slit each pav, spread some dry garlic chutney on the inside, place a vada and press lightly.
- Your street food is ready to be served!