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    Deep Fried Potato Dumplings (Batata Vada)

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    30 mins

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    Rhiannon and Matt's Note:

    Cooked potatoes tossed in spices, dipped in a chickpea batter and deep fried. Serve piping hot with ketchup or Green Chutney. Source: syvumdotcom

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    For the batter


    1. 1
      Heat the oil in a pan. Add the green chillies and crushed garlic and fry on medium heat for about 2 minutes or just till the raw smell of the garlic is gone. The garlic should remain white in color.
    2. 2
      Add the potato cubes, half the turmeric powder and salt to taste.
    3. 3
      Mix well whilst mashing half of the potatoes with the back of the ladle on medium heat for about 4 minutes.
    4. 4
      Remove from heat and let cool.
    5. 5
      Mix in the coriander leaves.
    6. 6
      Shape the mixture into lemon-sized balls.
    7. 7
    8. 8
      Mix together the gram flour, red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder, bicarbonate of soda, asafoetida powder and salt to taste with water just enough to make a thick batter.
    9. 9
      Dip each ball in the batter, then deep fry in hot oil in batches on medium flame until light golden brown in color.
    10. 10
      Remove onto a paper towel to drain.

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    Nutritional Facts for Deep Fried Potato Dumplings (Batata Vada)

    Serving Size: 1 (464 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 513.2
    Calories from Fat 63
    Total Fat 7.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 77.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 95.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 14.0 g
    Sugars 10.2 g
    Protein 18.7 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    garlic flakes

    asafetida powder

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