Batata Vada (Potato Balls in a Gram Flour Crust)

Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

Its a common recipe in India, a family favourite

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  1. Boil the potatoes mash them.
  2. add the ginger garlic, tumeric powder and cilantro and salt.
  3. Heat 3 tsp on oil in a saucepan.
  4. add the mustard seeds and wait for them to crackle (burst) then add the asefetida.
  5. Pour the oil over the potatoes.
  6. and mix it in well till blended.
  7. Mix all the ingredients with the water.
  8. divide the potato mix into 16 balls.
  9. Heat the oil.
  10. Dip the potatoes into the batter.
  11. The batter should be thick enough to coat the potatoes nicely but not too thick.
  12. Place the coated potatoes balls in the hot oil.
  13. Fry till done (the coating will be a golden color with a reddish tinge).
  14. Enjoy.