Aloo Batata Vada Recipe

Aloo Batata Vada Recipe

Cuisine: Maharashtrian

Aloo Batata Vada Recipe: Aloo Batata Vada is a Maharashtrian dish where spiced potato (aloo) and gram flour (besan) mixture is steamed, sliced, and then shallow-fried. It’s a savory and crispy snack.


  • 7 potato

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 dried red chilli, chopped

  • 2 cup besan / gram flour

  • 2 tbsp rice flour

  • ¼ tsp turmeric

  • ¼ tsp ajwain

  • pinch hing

  • ½ tsp salt

  • water, for batter

  • ¼ tsp baking soda

  • oil, for frying

  • pinch hing

  • few curry leaves

  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 inch ginger, chopped

  • 2 chilli, chopped

  • ½ tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped


  • In a pressure cooker place 7 potato in a steamer basket.
  • Cover and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  • Cool completely and peel the skin of potato. Mash the potato using the potato masher. keep aside.
  • In a pan heat 2 tbsp oil, add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, 1 dried red chilli, pinch hing, few curry leaves and splutter on medium flame.
  • Add 5 cloves garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli and saute for 2 minutes.
  • add ½ tsp turmeric and saute until the turmeric turns aromatic.
  • Pour it onto the mashed potato.
  • Now, add 1 tsp salt and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well,
  • Now prepare a small ball-sized ball and keep it aside.
  • To prepare the besan batter, in a bowl take 2 cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp ajwain, pinch hing and ½ tsp salt.
  • Using a whisk, mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • Furthermore, add water as required and mix well.
  • Prepare a smooth thick flowing consistency batter adding water as required.
  • Now add ¼ tsp baking soda and mix well.
  • Drop the potato ball into the batter, and coat well and Deep fry with the flame on medium.
  • Stir occasionally, until the vada turns golden brown and crispy.
  • Enjoy batata vada recipe with green chutney and tomato sauce.

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