If we name street snacks Batata vada / potato vada will be there on top of list . Its famous type of snacks made using spicy potato curry.It is also used for making many type of chats. I like vada paw the most which is combinations of batata vada , chutney and soft bun.As a child I used to gorge on this potato vada and vada paw every second day at school canteen.Now because of the high calories in it , I avoid deep fried foods. I make this vada in appe pan which helps to avoid deep frying of snacks.It tastes equally good and needs only few drops oil for cooking.When you are making batata vada next time try making it in appe pan.
For making potato vada potato curry is used to form dumplings which later deeped in gram flour paste and fried in oil.I make batata vada as a evening snacks ,with little twist in it.I add grated fresh coconut/ fresh peas while making potato curry and it turns out absolutely delicious.Try making this potato vada sprinkling fresh coconut and you would definitely like it.