Written by Puja

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Mumbai Vada Pav Recipe is a popular snack across Mumbai and Maharashtra. While walking through the streets in Mumbai you will find vada pav, also known as Indian burger almost everywhere. No streets will be without a vada-pav stall. In the rainy season people in Mumbai enjoy vada pav along with a cup of tea. Earlier vada pav was a food reserved for lunch, for the labour class but now a days it is a popular snacks that anybody enjoys. Even big brands are coming up with food chains serving vada pavs.Now enjoy a tasty course of vada-pav at the comforts of your home… no need to go out anywhere.. Enjoy it with your family..

Ingredients to make Vada Pav :-

Ingredient to make Vada :-

  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds –  1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 4 to 5 (chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp (finely crushed)
  • Garlic  – 1/2 tbsp (finely crushed)
  • Green Chilli – 3 number (finely crushed)
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Turmeric- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – as per needed
  • Potatoes – 3 big ( boiled and peeled)
  • Coriander leaves – handful (finely chopped)
  • Lemon- 1/2 lemon
  • Garam masala – 1 tbsp

Ingredients to make batter:-

  • Besan – 1 1/2cup
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Turmeric – 1/2 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Salt – as per needed
  • Water – as per required
  • Oil to Fry vada

How to make batter:-

  • Take a bowl add besan, hing, turmeric, chilli, salt and mix all these ingredients by adding little water .
  • The batter should be thick enough to coat the potatoes ball.
  • Mix it properly so that the lumps should not form.

How to make Vada:-

  • In a hot pan add 1 tbsp oil, add mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Once the mustard seeds starts crackle add curry leaves, ginger, garlic and chilli.
  • Now add a pinch of hing,turmeric, salt.
  • Stir for few minutes and switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down.
  • Now in a plate mash the boiled potatoes.
  • Add chopped coriander, garam masala, salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Now add the mixture we prepared earlier into the masala and mix it properly.
  • Heat oil in a kadahi to make vada.
  • Make small balls out of the mashed potato mixture.
  • Cover the mixture well with the batter and put it into the hot oil in the kadai slowly.
  • Drain the fried potato vadas from the oil when it is slight golden brown and place the fried Vada on absorbent kitchen paper to remove excess oil.

How to make Vada Pav :-

  • Once the vada is ready.
  • Slice the pav in the middle vertically , spread coriander and mint chutney on the inside of one slice and Khajur imli ki chutney on the other side.
  • Place one vada in each pav.
  • Top with Dry garlic Chutney and enjoy this delicious Maharashtrian street chaat food.


You can have this vada pav with some chopped onion and fried chilli too.



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