March 24, 2012

How to Make Vada Pav

Learn how to make Vada Pav. This is a homemade recipe for very famous roadside or street food. Vada Pav is a very well known fast food. A street or roadside version of veg. burger. In this recipe, spicy potato vada is filled inside the silted bun - pav with spicy garlic chutney. Originally it is a Maharashtrian dish but it is very popular in Gujarat also.

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 25 to 30 minutes
Serves - 4 person

Ingredients to make Vada Pav:

8 vada pav buns
Garlic chutney as needed

For Vada:

3 to 4 boiled and mashed potatoes
3 to 4 green chilies finely chopped
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
8 to 10 curry leaves chopped
10 to 12 mint leaves chopped
1/2 tea spoon ginger 
1 tea spoon fresh garlic paste
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/4 tea spoon asafoetida
Salt to taste
1 table spoon fennel 
1 table spoon oil

For Covering:

1 cup gram flour
1/4 tea spoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
A pinch baking soda
Oil for frying

To serve with:

Tomato ketch up
Green chutney

Method to make Vada Pav: 

For Vada:
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when they crackles add asafoetida, green chilies, ginger and garlic paste. Add chopped curry leaves and remove from flame. 
  • Take boiled and mashed potatoes in another bowl and add above mixture to it. 
  • Add chopped mint leaves,turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • When cool make balls of equal size (8 balls).
  • Keep aside.
For Covering:
  • Mix all the ingredients of covering and make semi thick better from it by adding sufficient water.
  • Heat oil. Dip vada in better and fry in hot oil.
  • When ready drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
How to assemble:
  • Slit pav in to half and spread butter in between. 
  • Roast it lightly and apply garlic chutney on both the layer of pav inside.
  • Place vada in each pav and serve Vada Pav immediately with tomato ketch up and green chutney.

1 comment:

  1. You have a great food blog. Good detailed steps for recipe.

    Apani Rasoi