Batata Vada / Aloo Bonda


Potatos / Aloo - 6
Gram flour / Besan - 2 cups
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Red chilli powder - 2 - 3 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
Green chillies - 2/3(finely chopped)
Curry leaves - 1 stalk
urad dal - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves


  • Boiled and peel potatos, mash it

  • Take a small pan heat 1 tsp oil

  • Add mustard seeds when they splutter

  • Add urad dal, turmeric powder, asafoetida, curry leaves, green chillies fry for few minutes till done

  • Mix these into the potatos and mix well

  • Add salt, lemon juice and corinader leaves. Mix well jsut like dough

  • Make small balls of mashed potato mixture

  • Take a bowl add gram flour, rice flour, chilli powder, salt and water

  • The batter should not be too watery or too thick

  • Heat oil in a wok

  • Now dip each ball in the batter, deep fry all the vadas until golden

  • Remove on a paper towel and drain. Batata Vadas are ready

serve with green chutney

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1 comment

Nirmala said...

Hi Mala,
You have a wonderful blog here. This is the first time I am visiting your blog. Nice photographs. Have you participated in any of the JFI events? Why not give a try?