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Batata Vada Using Leftover Veggies

Jun 13, 2018







If you're thinking about throwing away that leftover aloo sabzi, then stop! Because we've created a lip-smacking Batata Vada out of those leftovers! Try this popular street snack recipe by Veena and team it up with some pav and spicy garlic chutney.


    Aloo Sabzi Vada
    1 bowl leftover Aloo Sabzi
    1 Onion finely chopped
    1 Green Chilli Chopped
    8-10 Curry Leaves
    1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
    1 tbsp Oil
    Oil for frying
    ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
    ¼ tsp Raw Mango Powder
    ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
    6-8 Curry Leaves
    Coriander Leaves
    Salt to taste


During times of quarantine, lockdown, Coronavirus, whatever you want to call it, it’s food that gives us the maximum comfort. However frugal you are with using vegetables these days, here’s a recipe that could make your snack time yummy & leftover vegetables to good use. Batata Vada is one such recipe that every household has its very own version.

How to make Batata Vada using leftover vegetables

– Heat oil and add mustard seeds, after they crackle add the curry leaves.
– Mix in all the rest of the tempering ingredients and add leftover sabzi. Combine it together
– Divide the potato mixture into equal sized portions, approximately the size of a lemon.
– Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry until golden brown in colour.
– Serve hot with a chutney.


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Veena's “I’ve No Time To Cook” Book and YouTube channel are all about simple and quick recipes for working professionals. A self-taught cook, she has appeared on several food shows including 'The Foodie' with Kunal Vijayakar and Mirch Masala.

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