23 Jan

BatateAmbade /Batate vada….oil free deep frying,did this in appe/paniyarakkal pan….. tastes just perfect …. 🙂
   I would always hesitate to prepare deep fried items but this time tried doing batate vada in appe pan and it turned just perfect crisp outside and soft inside….
   This method of cooking had watched in a cookery show so thaught of giving this a try and this method of cooking turned just perfect in taste and texture as it comes when we deep fry….so now no hesitation in preparing this 😉
    Now we can all enjoy this without a second thought….. :)… recipe as follows …Happy cooking..


•3 boiled and mashed potatoes
•1 finely chopped greenchilles
•Few curryleaves chopped
•1/2″Ginger chopped
•1 medium onion chopped(optional)
•2 tblsp Coriander leaves chopped
•2 tsp Oil
•1/2 tsp mustard
•1/4 tsp turmeric powder
•1tsp Lime juice

(Prepare a batter using all these items )
•2 tblsp gramflour/Besan
•1/2 tsp jeera/cumin
•1/2 tsp chillypowder
•salt as needed
•a pinch hing powder
•water as required


▪Heat a pan add oil ,once warm add mustard let this pop
▪Now add curryleaves,greenchilles,fry this a second
▪Now add in onions fry well add turmeric,ginger saute well,add mashed potatoes,salt as per taste mix all well for few minutes …
▪switch off gas and add limejuice and coriander leaves,mix well and leave this to cool awhile then form small balls and keep aside…
▪now prepare a batter using gramflour , hing powder, jeera,salt and chilly powder…mix to fine paste using water…
▪The batter must not be too thin nor too thick…now dip potato balls in this,see that it coats well….
▪By the time heat paniyarakkal tawa well drop little oil in each compartments and place potato balls in this fry all sides well in medium heat ,(keep turning all sides for even cooking)….
▪Enjoy this with coconut chutney or inside a vada pav with dry red chutney…. 🙂



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Posted by on January 23, 2016 in Uncategorized


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