Mumbai VadaPav

Mumbai Style VadaPav


  1. Pav (soft rolls)
  2. Potato filling:
    • Boiled and mashed potatoes
    • Mustard seeds, cumin seeds
    • Curry leaves
    • Green chilies, ginger-garlic paste
    • Turmeric powder, red chili powder
    • Salt, coriander leaves
  3. Gram flour batter:
    • Gram flour (besan)
    • Water
    • Turmeric powder, red chili powder, baking soda
    • Salt
  4. Green chutney:
    • Coriander leaves, mint leaves
    • Green chilies, garlic
    • Lemon juice, salt, sugar
  5. Tamarind chutney:
    • Tamarind pulp, dates
    • Jaggery, cumin powder, red chili powder, salt


  1. Prepare the potato filling by sautéing mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chilies, and ginger-garlic paste. Add mashed potatoes, spices, and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  2. Make the gram flour batter by mixing besan with water, turmeric powder, red chili powder, baking soda, and salt. Ensure a smooth consistency.
  3. Dip potato mixture balls in the gram flour batter and deep fry until golden brown.
  4. For green chutney, blend coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilies, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and sugar until smooth.
  5. For tamarind chutney, cook tamarind pulp, dates, jaggery, cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt until it thickens.
  6. Slice pav and apply tamarind chutney on one side and green chutney on the other.
  7. Place a fried potato ball in the pav and press gently. Serve hot.

Enjoy your homemade Mumbai vada pav!

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