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Batata Vada (Fried Spicy Potato dumplings)

Batata Vada (Fried Spicy Potato dumplings)



  1. Boil the potatoes till it become soft, peel and smash them and keep aside.
  2. Blend together the green chilies, garlic and ginger to a fine paste.
  3. Mix together the potatoes, onions, ginger-garlic-chilli paste, coriander leaves, sugar, lime juice and salt to taste.
  4. Heat a little oil and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  5. When the mustard crackles, remove from heat and add to the potato mixture and mix well.
  6. Make a smooth batter with the bengal gram flour,salt to taste, cumin seeds,red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  7. Add a teaspoon of hot oil when making the batter.
  8. Let the batter remain thick.
  9. Divide the potato mixture into equal sized portions ( the size of a lemon).
  10. Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry till golden brown in color.
  11. Serve hot with green chutney

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