Aloo Vada Recipe

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Aloo Vada Recipe

Aloo Vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even daily routine! for such people who want to keep relishing Aloo Vada frequently, try cooking it on a tava instead of deep-frying without compromising on the taste.

Preparation Time: 10-12 Minutes Cooking Time: 10-15 Minutes
Serving: 4


1 cup Potato, Boiled peeled and mashed
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon Red chilly powder
Salt     to taste
1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder- zeera
4-5 Green chilly- hari mirch
4 tbsp Coriander leaves
1 teaspoon Garlic paste
1/8 teaspoon Asafoetida- hing

Ingredients for coating the potato balls:

1 cup Chickpea flour- besan
Salt     to taste
1/2 teaspoon Red chilly powder
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds- saunf
1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
3/4 cup Water
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds- zeera

1. Take the coriander leaves, green chilly and garlic paste in a grinder and grind it to make fine paste. Don’t add water while grinding the mixture.

2. In a bowl, add mashed potatoes, cumin powder, salt, asafetida, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, ground chilly paste and lemon juice.

3. Mix it well, divide the mixture into 10-12 equal portions. Take one portion of the mixture and roll it in between your palms to make the round shape balls.

4. In another bowl, add chickpea flour, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt, cumin seeds, baking powder and fennel seeds. Mix it well, add water and make the lumps free batter to coat the balls.

5. Now dip the round shape balls in the batter, so that the balls can coat the batter from all the sides.  Put the coated balls in the hot oil and deep fry it on a medium flame till light golden in the color from all the sides.

6. Take out the fried vada on the tissue paper to get rid of the extra oil. Do the same with the rest of the balls.

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