Vada pav is the most popular street food in Mumbai.People here ,are in love with "pav" which is a form of bread almost similar to burger buns and the food which are soaring in high demands are Pav-bhaji,misal-pav,vada-pav etc.Being originally from Bengal I am a born rice lover.But slowly and slowly I started developing the taste for some of these street foods and their accompaniments.
Potato 3 to 4 boiled and mashed.
5 to 6Curry leaves
1/2 tbspMustard seeds
1Red chilies whole
Coriander leaves2 tbsp chopped finely
Green chilies2 to 4 finely chopped
garlic2 to 3 cloves mashed roughly
1 cupGram flour
Oil for frying1 cup
Lemon juice2 tbsp
Add a tbsp of oil in the wok
Add mustard seeds ,when it splutters add curry leaves ,garlic and red chilly
Add the boiled potatoes and stir with a spoon thoroughly.
Add green chilies and coriander leaves
Add salt and fry and cook till the mixture does not leave the sides of the pan.Add lemon juice and mix
Take out the cooked potatoes from the pan and make small balls from it.cool it
Make a thick batter with gram-flour and water to form a thick paste.Add salt to taste.
Heat the oil for frying in another wok and add 2 tbsp of oil into the batter and mix.This will make the fry crispy.
Dip these ball one by one in the gram flour batter and deep fry till the outside coating is golden and crispy.