Bataka Vada

Bataka is potatoes in Gujrati – The Vada or bondas made out of Boiled Potatoes is a nutritious and tempting offering to Little Thakurji.


  • 2 Boiled , mashed Potatoes
  • Salt to taste ,
  • 1/4 tsp termeric powder
  • 1 tbs Coriander leaves
  • 1 finely chopped chilli
  • 1tsp Grated Coconut
  • 1/4th tsp lemon juice
  • Besan for binding
  • Ghee for deep frying.

Preparation Method

Mix mashed potatoes, coriander choped leaves, chillies, salt , lemon juice, termeric powder , coconutand knead properly – to make small balls .

Make a smooth flowing batter of Besan adding salt and termeric with water.

Meanwhile heat Ghee in a deep frying pan , dip the Potato balls in besan batter and carefully drop into the hot ghee – repeat with all the balls – roll and fry properly .

Take them out on Tissue paper to avoid excess ghee.

Serve on a platter with Green chutney and Tulsi leaf.