How to Make Indian chaat: Batata vada (vada pav)
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Indian chaat: Batata vada. To make the vadas, you will need: 2 lbs peeled and mashed potatoes, 1/2 tbsp ginger, 1/2 tbsp green chili paste, 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, 1 tsp sugar, salt, `.5 tbsp lemon juice, and 10 sprigs cilantro. To make the batter you will nee: 1 c chickpea flour, 2 tbsp rice flour, 1/8 tsp asafetida, salt, 1/4 tsp baking soda, red chili powder to taste, 1 tbsp oil, and 1/2 c + 2 tbsp water. For the seasoning you will need: 1 tbsp oil, 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 1 sprig curry leaves, and 1/8 tsp asafetida. First, heat oil in a pan over medium hit and mix all the vadas ingredients together in a mixing bowl. After this, mix in the seasoning and then form small balls with them. Now, mix the batter together in a separate bowl. Once finished, dip the balls into the batter, then place them in the hot oil and fry on all sides until it's light brown. When finished, place on a paper towel to dry. To serve, place on hamburger buns or dinner rolls and enjoy this Indian meal!