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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Vada Pav

This recipe helps you serve the typical North-Indian Vada Pav(North Indian Burger) right at your Dinning table  for ur family or expected Guests.U can even try a Burger type variation of Vada Pav - with Cheese spreads,onion slices,cucumber slices,tomato slices,grated paneer,lettuce leaves besides the usual vada and red-peanut chutney or green chutney spreads.Very tasty and easy preparation of this original recipe is given here to try at home.BonAppetit!(Enjoy!).

Vada Pav - Toasted Pav buns stuffed with Vada,red chutney and chopped onions
For the Vada:
1 cup besan flour
1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp salt
a pinch of cooking soda
a pinch of asafoetida powder
needed water
200 ml refined oil-for deep-frying the vada
1/4 tsp ginger paste
1/4 tsp garlic paste
1 g.chilli -pasted fine
1/5 tsp garam masala (or) 1/5 tsp good chat masala
1/5 tsp cumin powder - optional
1 medium sized potato - boiled and mashed after peeling
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1/2 tsp salt - to taste

For the Pav and red-peanut chutney:
8 ready-made Pav buns
Needed butter- to toast the pavs
1 onion-finely chopped
50 gm roasted and peeled peanuts
1 small garlic clove
4 red chillies
2 tbsp olive oil
salt - to taste
1/5 tsp good chat masala

For preparing the Vada:
1.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai,add ginger paste,garlic paste,green chilli paste,mashed potato,garam masala or chat masala,crushed cumin powder,coriander leaves and salt(one by one) and saute this for 7-8 mins
till all blends well and the raw smell of the masala diminishes.Turn off the flame and keep this aside.
2.Dissolve 100gm beasan flour,corn flour,garlic paste, salt,cooking soda and 1/5 tsp asafoetida in needed (like Bajji batter) water with no lumps.
3.Heat 200ml refined oil in a non-stick kadai.Now,shape round and flatten the potato mixture and dip it in the
besan flour mix and deep-fry in oil till golden brown.Similarly do all the vadas.

For serving the Pav:
1.Brush the pavs with butter and toast them in a tawa on both sides.
2.Prepare the peanut-red chutney grinding the peeled peanuts with red chillies,salt,garlic clove (small),olive oil and chat masala to a fine paste using a blender.
3.Chop the onion finely.
4.Serve the toasted pavs by rubbing a thick layer of peanut-red chutney, then spread little chopped onion and place one vada inside and close the Pav.

U might also like:

Potato Riceflakes Upuma (Batata Poha)
Chennai Vadai Curry
Chennai Curd Vadas
Keema Pav Bhaji Masala
Keema Poha Biryani
Puri Potato Masala
Samosa (with-sprouted-moongdal-masala)
Lemon and Curd Noodles


sangee vijay said...

today i am planning to do this...thanx for sharing...loved your recipe !!

Ranting Indian said...

This is by far my fav. meal. As a Mumbaikar I take pride in my love for Vada Pavs too :)

Great recipie.

Leo said...

Hey Christy, will pass on your lovely recipe to my mom for further perusal and pursual :)

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athira said...

Oh really nice!!!!

Spoon and Chopsticks said...

These are quite interesting. I like the way it's used as burger patties.

Spoon and Chopsticks

vasu said...

Vada pav is very filling & the favorite of the Mumbai public ! Very tasty too ! U hav captured the essence of Mumbai!

asiya omar said...

thanks for sharing...

Aarthi said...

This looks delicious..Should try it some day...Thanks for the recipe dear.

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ஸாதிகா said...

mouth watering dish..yummmy...

Kaveri said...

Nice Recipe...Vada pav is one of my favorite street food

Saru Singhal said...

I wish I can have it right now...:)

julie said...

Delicious vada pav..I too love them a lot!!

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Beautifully done... would love a bite...
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Ashish Joshi said...

weeeeeeeaaaaaak point ....

Harsh Rastogi said...

Yummy, this is my favorite... but now I am missing

Rohit Sareen said...

this is an all time favourite!

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Anonymous said...

wow!! yummy.. mouth watering..!!
I want to have it right now..

shooting star said...

thnks for posting the recipe...will try out..have bookmarked it!!!

Anonymous said...

I love vada pav! This recipe made my mouth have a great blog out here!