Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Vada pav

 This can be called as Indian burger . it is the popular indian street food. In this vada made of spicy potato filling deep fried served along with garlic chutney and bread. Usually square breads are used , but I used the burger bun.
Requirements :
Burger bun – 4
Dry garlic chutney – 2 tbs
For vada :
Besan flour – ½ cup
Cooking soda – a pinch
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
For filling :
Boiled and mashed  potato – 1 cup
Green chillies – 2
Ginger – ½ tsp
Garlic – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Salt as required
Oil – 1 tsp

Method :
For vada filling :
Heat oil , add the ginger , garlic and green chilles . sauté well.
Add the potatoes , salt and turmeric powder.
Mix well for few minutes.
Remove from  flame and cool.
Make into round balls.

To make vada:
Mix besan flour , salt ,cooking  soda with required water into bajji consistency.
Dip each of the round potato filling in this batter and deep fry in oil till golden brown.
Serving :
Slice each bun and toast with butter.
Spread garlic chutney inside the bun .
Place the bun on one half and cover with other half of bread.
Vada pav is ready to serve.