Friday, October 2, 2015

Kaju Aloo Vada

One of the lovely recipes which tastes yummy and is simply superb ...Do try this you will absolutely love it...simple yet simply fab !


2 med sized Potato (mashed)

1 big onion (chopped)

10-12 Cashews + few halves (reserve it for garnish)

3-4  Green chillies (add more depending on your spice level)

1/4 cup Chanadal ( soak it for 2 -3 hrs drain and keep aside)

3 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 

2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves 

1/4 cup or more cornflour for dusting 

salt to taste

oil to deep fry 


  • In Mixer grinder drop in 12 cashews, chana dal and give a one whizz to make a coarse paste.
  • In bowl add this ground paste, chopped coriander leaves, minced Green chillies, onion, finely chopped mint leaves, chopped onion , grated potato mix well. Now add in salt and keep aside.
  • Make a small ball of the aloo batter put one cashew half in the center like the one shown in the picture below.
  •  Dip the prepared cutlet and coat them well with cornflour ( Do a very light dusting ) this is so that it doesn't soak oil  and you will notice it is light and crisp after frying .
  • Heat oil in a kadai to smoking point then simmer it and deep fry in oil till golden . You will notice cause of the cornflour it won't soak in any oil and it will be light and crisp !!...Simply Amazing !
  • Serve with Ketchup / Dip of your choice . 
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