Khapoli Vada Pav

Khapoli is undoubtedly the destination for vada pav! Here is the original recipe straight from the famous Khapoli batata vada experts.

Khapoli Vada Pav

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Khapoli Vada Pav recipe - How to make Khapoli Vada Pav

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 vada pavs.
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For the vada filling
3 to 4 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 1/2 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
6 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
3 cups boiled and mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste

For the outer covering
3/4 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
a pinch of baking soda
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other ingredients
oil for deep-frying
8 ladi pavs
4 tbsp Dry Garlic Chutney , refer handy tip

    Main Procedure

For the vada filling

    For the vada filling
  1. Pound the green chillies, ginger and garlic using a mortar and pestle (khalbatta).
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When they crackle, add the asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
  4. Add the pounded mixture and sauté again for a few seconds.
  5. Add the potatoes, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  6. Remove from the flame and cool.
  7. Divide into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a round. Keep aside.

For the outer covering

    For the outer covering
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and make a batter using approximately 1/3 cup of water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Dip each round of the vada filling into the batter and allow it to coat the mixture well.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the vadas till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  3. Slice each pav into half and spread some dry garlic chutney inside.
  4. Place one vada in each pav and serve hot.
Nutrient values per
Energy270 cal
Protein7 g
Carbohydrates38.2 g
Fiber3 g
Fat9.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A102.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C6.3 mg
Folic Acid28.9 mcg
Calcium20 mg
Iron1.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium15.2 mg
Potassium199.6 mg
Zinc0.5 mg


Khapoli Vada Pav
 on 11 Jun 20 04:02 PM

very yummy. made it twice
Tarla Dalal
20 Jul 20 02:14 PM
   Sangeeta thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Khapoli Vada Pav
 on 06 Jun 20 06:01 PM

Made Twice Delicious, Soft and Easy to make. Thank you.
Khapoli Vada Pav
 on 21 Aug 17 03:50 AM

very good
Khapoli Vada Pav
 on 06 Mar 16 03:19 AM

Oh I made it today, tasted so yummy, instead of dry pau I tried to lightly toasted with butter and chutney, it''s reminded me of Ahmedabad