Cheesy Batata Wada-SK Khazana

The popular batata wada made extra special stuffed with a cheese cube This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cheesy Batata Wada-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Processed cheese, Medium potatoes (batata)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cheesy Batata Wada-SK Khazana

  • 100 grams Processed cheese cut into small cubes
  • 4 Medium potatoes (batata) boiled, peeled and grated
  • 1 1/2 cups Gram flour (besan)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespo to deep fry Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 10-12 Curry leaves


  1. Put gram flour, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, chilli powder, ¼ teaspoon asafoetida, baking soda and 1 cup water in a bowl and whisk to a smooth, lump-free batter.
  2. Blend together coriander leaves, ginger, garlic cloves and green chillies with some water to a smooth paste.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add remaining asafoetida, curry leaves, 1 tablespoon ground paste and remaining turmeric powder, mix and cook for a minute. Add potatoes and salt, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  5. Divide the potato mixture into equal portions, stuff with a cheese cube and shape into balls.
  6. Coat the potato balls with the batter and deep-fry in hot oil till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Serve hot.