Vada Pav

Vada Pav Recipe
  • Snacks
  • Servings
  • 2Spicy
  • 20 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : North Indian
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It is an Indian Burger indigenous to Maharashtra and frequently relished on a daily basis, especially when you are on the go. Laced with dry garlic chutney and green chutney on a soft pav with deep fried green chillies, it is a challenge to refuse this deep fried crispy potato fritter.


3 boiled and mashed Potatoes

¼ teaspoon of mustard Seeds

2 finely chopped Green Chillies

4-5 Curry leaves

Salt to taste

¼ teaspoon of Asafoetida

¼ teaspoon of Turmeric Powder

3 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh Coriander Leaves

1 teaspoon of Lime juice

¾ inch of Ginger piece

4 Cloves of Garlic

Oil for tempering and deep frying

½ cup Gram Flour

Water to make gram flour batter

Pinch of Baking Soda


Ingredients to assemble the Vada Pav

4 Pavs slit to accommodate the Vada

2-3 deep fried Green Chillies

Ketchup to serve

Spicy green Chutney

Dry Garlic Chutney



Tawa, Spoon

Step By Step Method

    1. Pound coarsely the green chillies, ginger and garlic in a mortar and pestle.

    2. Heat oil in a Tadka Pan, splutter the mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and the green chilly mixture.

    3. Stir in the turmeric powder.

    4. In a large bowl combine the mashed potatoes with the tempering, fresh coriander, lime juice and salt.

    5. Combine the gram flour with salt and enough water to get a coatable consistency.

    6. Make medium sized balls out of the potato mixture.

    7. Now add a pinch of baking soda to the gram flour batter.

    8. Coat the potato balls in the batter completely and deep fry till golden brown.

    9. Drain them on absorbent kitchen towels.

    10. Now slit the pav, spread the green chutney on both the inner halves. Now spread the red garlic chutney over the green chutney.

    11. Place the fried potato fritter within the slit pav and serve with green chutney, deep fried green chillies and ketchup. 

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