Spicyyyy Mumbai Vada Pav

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Spicyyyy Mumbai Vada Pav


Vada pav - popular street food of mumbai

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1 tsp for spicy potato stuffing:ginger-garlic paste or chopped

  • 1 nos onion finely chopped

  • 2 nos large boiled, mashed aaloo /potatoes

  • 2 nos green chilies (chopped)

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)

  • 1 cups gram flour/besan

  • 2 pinch baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 10 nos curry leaves

  • 1 tsp rai , mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp everest theekha lal red chilli powder to taste

  • 1 tbsp amchur powder

  • 1/4 tsp everest garam masala powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 2 cups oil for frying

  • 1 tbsp other ingredients: green chutney

  • 1 tbsp imli ki khatti meethi chutney

  • 2 tbsp dry red chutney

  • 1 tsp pav bhaji masala

  • 8 nos pav

  • 3-4 nos fried green chilies mixed with salt, (optional)


  • boil 2 large potatoes, about 350 grams till they are completely cooked. peel and then mash them with a fork in a bowl.
  • heat 2 to 3 teaspoon oil in a small pan. add 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds and crackle them. then add 7 to 8 curry leaves and asafoetida. stir and saute for about 5 seconds.
  • then add garlic, ginger and green chillies add turmeric powder. stir till the raw aroma of garlic goes away.
  • Add mashed potatoes and chopped coriander leaves, add salt and dry powdered spices
  • Mix everything well and then make small to medium sized balls from the mashed potato mixture.
  • flatten these balls a bit. cover and keep aside.
  • Take another bowl, make a smooth batter from besan ,add turmeric powder, a pinch of asafoetida, a pinch of baking soda, salt and 1/2 cup water.
  • the batter should not be too thick or thin. keep aside.
  • In a kadai or pan, heat oil for deep frying.
  • Now dip the slightly flattened potato mixture balls in the batter and coat it evenly with the batter.
  • Gently drop these batter coated potato balls in medium hot oil.
  • Deep fry these batata vadas till golden evenly from all sides.
  • Drain them on kitchen paper towels. make all batata vadas this way and keep aside.
  • when they are still hot or warm, you need to serve them.
  • take all the chutneys and pav on your work surface.
  • Assembling vada pav: Slice the pav without breaking it into two parts and keep aside.
  • spread both the green chutney and sweet chutney on the sliced pav. you can also spread green chutney on one side and sweet chutney on the other side.
  • sprinkle the dry garlic chutney, pav bhaji masala
  • place the hot batata vada sandwiched in the pav .
  • serve vada pav immediately or else the pav becomes soggy. you can also serve some fried green chillies and both the chutney along with it. Its yummy Enjoy!