Wednesday, March 23, 2016

North Canara Style Batata vade

This is one of the traditional North canara style of Batata Vada which was shared by my friend Akshatha Prabhu Kamath ..easy and very flavourful recipe . I have altered the recipe slightly though You can pan roast it on tawa or shallow fry in oil .....but tastes awesome ...Do try this you will def love it :) 


3-4 Boiled Potato ( Pref boiled and refrigerated for 2-3 hrs) (Mashed well)

1/3 cup coconut 

4-5 Kashmiri Red chillies ( Increase or decrease according to your spice level)

1 tbsp coriander seeds

small piece of tamarind

salt to taste

Fine Rawa or semolina for coating 

2 tbsp Cornflour 

oil for shallow frying + 1 tbsp for frying coriander seeds


  • In non stick pan add in little oil fry coriander seeds till nice aroma and grind this along with Red chillies, coconut, tamarind add very little water and grind to a thick paste.
  • Add this masala to the boiled and mashed potato . Mix well then add in 1 tbsp Cornflour and mix well . Add in salt to taste.
  • Pinch out balls of the batter and shape them into roundels and keep aside.
  • Make a thin paste of 1 tbsp cornflour and 4 tbsp water Mix well then dip these roundels in it and  then roll in fine semolina and then shallow fry these roundels in oil.
  • Serve it with any Dip and enjoy these with Rice and dal ....Simply Fab !