Vada Pav

Ingredients for Vada Pav:

    * 8-10 potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
    * 2 tsps garlic paste
    * 1 tsp ginger paste
    * 3 green chillies
    * 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
    * 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
    * 6-7 curry leaves
    * Salt to taste
    * 2 cups bengal gram flour
    * Vegetable/ canola/ cooking oil for deep frying
    * 6 Pav buns
    * 1 cup Tamarind Chutney

    * 1 cup Mint-Coriander Chutney
    * 1/2 cup Shengdaana Lehsun Chutney

Preparation:
    * Mix the gram flour with water and salt to taste, to make a thick, smooth paste. Keep aside.
    * Mix the ginger and garlic paste and add the green chillies to them. Grind into a smooth paste in the food processor.
    * Mix this paste with the mashed potatoes. Season with salt.
    * Heat  3 tbsps of oils in a pan on a medium flame and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and tumeric powder. Fry till the seeds stop spluttering.
    * Add this to the potato and mix well.
    * Divide the potato mix into small portions slighter smaller than a tennis ball. Smoothen by rolling between slightly greased palms.
    * Heat the oil for deep frying on a medium flame.
    * When the oil is hot, dip one potato balls at a time into the gram flour batter to coat well and then deep fry till golden. Drain on paper towels.
    * Take one Pav bun, slit in half  and put a spoon eaches of Tamarind ChutneyKohinoor, Mint-Coriander Chutney and Shengdaana Lehsun Chutney (peanut garlic chutney) each on it. Place a potato balls on the bun and fold over, pressing down gently. Serve while the potato ball is still hot.

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