Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Vada Pav




Ingredients

6-8 pav bread
½ cup Boondi (crushed)

For Potato bonda
1 onion chopped
5 potatoes boiled and mashed
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
5-6 green chillies finely chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
½ tsp turmeric powder
3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
Few cashewnut pieces
Salt to taste

For the batter

½ cup Gramflour
Pinch of soda
Salt to taste

1 tbsp Hot oil
½ tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
A pinch of Hing powder

For garlic chutney
3-4 garlic flakes slightly roasted
½ cup scrapped coconut
2 fried red chillies(badagi)

3 tbsp Boondi
Salt to taste
Grind all these together coarsely with very little water


For green Chutney 
4 tbsp coriander leaves 
2 tbsp sev
1 small clove of garlic
1 green chilli 
salt to taste
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp coconut
salt to taste

Grind all this to a fine paste and keep aside.

Imli chutney

Gooseberry Size tamarind
Gooseberry size jaggary 
1/4 tsp roasted cumin seeds
Pinch of salt

Grind all this to a fine paste and keep aside.

Method
Heat oil in a pan, add curry leaves and fry for a while then add ginger garlic paste 

Add onion and fry till transparent then put green chillies, turmeric powder, salt cashewnut pieces and coriander leaves.
Then add mashed potatoes and mix well.
Make small balls and keep aside .
Make semi-thick batter of all ingredients listed under batter and dip the potato balls in the batter and deep fry till golden brown. Keep aside.
Take one pav bun, half it and green chutney and layer it again with little tamarind chutney on the other sde apply Red chutney  then add crushed boondi and place a fried potato bonda in the center and serve .