Upasacha Batata Vada Recipe - A variation of the popular batata vada, it is dipped in water chestnut batter and deep fried.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes, Ghee

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snack

Upasacha Batata Vada

Upasacha Batata Vada Recipe - how to make Upasacha Batata Vada


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed6 medium

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Black peppercorns crushed 6

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Water chestnut flour (shingare ka atta) 1 cup


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and green chillies.

Step 2

When the cumin seeds change colour, add potatoes, crushed black peppercorns, coriander leaves and rock salt and mix well.

Step 3

Allow the mixture to cool. Divide the mixture into lemon sized balls, keep aside. Make a thick batter using waterchestnut flour and water.

Step 4

Add rock salt to taste. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai, dip the vadas in the batter and deep fry.

Step 5

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with coriander and coconut chutney.

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