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Batata vada


4 : Potatoes.
3 : Onions, chopped finely.
2 cups : Gram flour (besan).
3 : Green chillies.
A small piece of Ginger.
3 : Cloves garlic.
2 Tbsp : Grated coconut.
1 Tsp : Mustard seeds.
1 tsp : Turmeric powder.
1/2 tsp : Red chilli powder.
1 Tsp : Cumin seeds.
Sugar : According to taste.
Lime Juice.
Salt : According to taste.
Oil : For deep frying.
A pinch of baking soda.

Method of preparation

Boil the potatoes in the Pressure cooker, Peel and mash the potatoes and Set them aside.
Blend together the green chillies, garlic and ginger to a fine paste.
Mix together the potato, onions,( ginger, garlic,chilli )paste, sugar, lime juice and salt according to taste.
Heat one Tbsp oil and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.When the mustard crackers, remove it from heat and add to the potato mixture. Mix it well.
Make a smooth batter with Gram flour, salt accordingly, cumin seeds, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
Add a teaspoon of oil when making the batter.
The batter should remain thick.
Divide …