Batata Vada

Spicy Potato Dumplings

	Potatoes			600 gms
	Ginger				1 inch
	Garlic				10-12 cloves
	Green Chillies			4-5
	Gram flour 			1  cups
	Red Chilli Pdr.			1 tsp.
	Salt				to taste
	soda bi-carbonate 		a pinch
   	Turmeric Pdr.			 tsp
    	Coriander leaves		30 gms.
   	Curry Patta			10 nos.
    	Mustard Seeds 			1 tsp.
	Oil 				to fry

  • Boil, cool, peel and mash the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Chop ginger, garlic and green chillies.
  • Prepare a thick better of besan with water, red chilli powder, salt and(BAKING SODA) soda bi-carbonate.
  • Heat a little oil. Add the mustard seeds and curry patta.
  • When the seeds crackle, add chopped ginger,garlic and green chillies.
  • Add mashed potatoes and turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  • Let the mixture cool. When cold, form lemon sized balls.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Dip the potato balls into the besan batter and deep fry in hot oil till light golden brown.
    Serve hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.

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