Batata vada/aloo bonda/potato vada

Batata vada are very famous snack of Mumbai. Basically they are stuffed between pavs or bread.One can eat them without pavs also .This dish can be found locally every place in Mumbai. As it fills the tummy for a long time.mostly prefferd by office goers and students. As they are pocket friendly as well.This vada has the origin in Mumbai it self.Being a mumbaikar it’s one of my favorite snack to relish on.#ontheblog#foodblogger#indianfood



4 to 6 potatoes (boiled)

1 1/2 cup besan (gram flour)

1 tablespoon mustard seeds

4 to 6 garlic cloves

2 tablespoon green chili chopped

4 to 6 curry leaves

1/2 tablespoon haldi powder (turmeric)

Salt as per taste

2 tablespoon oil for tadka

Oil for deep-frying

Coriander leaves chopped


Boil the potatoes, let it cool

Peel and mashed potatoes

Now,heat oil in wok add mustard seeds let them crackle

Add green chillies and garlic, saute

Add curry leaves, haldi powder and salt ,saute till the raw smell of haldi is gone

Now add the mashed potato and mix well,let it cool down

For the batter

Take a bowl add besan,haldi ,Salt and water,mix into thick and pouring consistency

For the batata vada

Take small portions of the potato mixture and roll into balls

Dip into the besan batter and deep fry till golden in colour

Your batata vada or aloo vada is ready to be served with green chutney

Enjoy them hot

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