Mumbai Vada Pav-Indian Burger Recipe
Recipe type: Side
RecipeCuisine: Indian Cuisine
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Serves: 8
Mumbai Vada Pav a lip smacking junk - street food of Mumbai which is relished by people from all age groups.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 3 Potatoes Boiled
  • 3 Green Chilies (You could use more chilies if more spice required)
  • 15 to 17 Curry Leaves (Kadipata)
  • 17 to 20 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 t/s White Urad Dal (Split White Urad Dal)
  • 1 t/s Mustard Seeds
  • 1 t/s Turmeric
  • 1 t/s Hing
  • 1 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Chaat Masala
  • 6 to 7 Pav's
  • 2 cup Oil
  • 6 tbsp Gram Flour
  • 3 tbsp Water
How to make the recipe?
  1. Take boiled potatoes. Chop them into medium size.
For Green Paste:
  1. Combine curry leaves, Chopped Ginger, Garlic Cloves,
  2. Green Chilies. You could pestle it with a mortar using your strength.
  3. Otherwise, grind them coarsely in the grinder with 2tbsp water. Please don't make this paste too thin.
For Tadka:
  1. Take 2 tbsp Oil in a small pan. Once the oil is hot add the mustard.
  2. When the mustard crackles add Asafoetida, Urad dal. Remove from fire.
  3. Combine tadka, greenpaste, ½ cup coriander leaves, chat masala along
  4. with salt and lime juice in the chopped Potatoes. Mix evenly with your
  5. fingertips..
  6. Form small balls out of it. You could from 7 to 8 balls easily. If the
  7. potato mixture is sticking to your finger. Rub some oil to your finger.
  8. Once all small balls are formed. keep it aside.
  9. Take a Wok or vessel. Add Gram Flour and water to form a paste.
  10. Ensure the paste is thick, not thin. Add salt and rest ½ cup coriander
  11. leaves to it.
  12. Get a big pan for frying. Pour oil for deep frying. Once the oil is
  13. hot. Dip Potato balls into gram flour batter. Gently place them in the
  14. oil with your finger or spatula. Ensure you fry these Vada on low
  15. flame. Else it might burn. Once they become nice golden brown and
  16. crisp. Your vada is ready.
  17. Dab some tissue paper on it to remove excess Oil.
  18. Fry the rest of vadas and serve on a platter with Fried Green chili.
  19. Take pav slice them into 2 halves. Rub some chutney or sauce on the pav. Place this hot vada between the pav. Your hot vada pav is ready.
  20. Serve Mumbai Vada Pav's hot with sweet chutney, spicy chutney or Sauce. These Mumbai Vada Pav-Indian Burger
  21. Recipe are perfect with a cup of tea in evening.
The Gram flour batter should be thick, ensure you don’t add a lot of water to it.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 to 7 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at