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Vada Pao



Vada Pao is a popular Indian street food snack. It is a deep-fried potato patty served in a bun with various chutneys and condiments. The patty is made from mashed potatoes, spices, and herbs, and is usually served with a spicy green chutney and a sweet tamarind chutney. It is usually topped with a dry garlic chutney and served with fried and seasoned green chillies.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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white bread flour

2 cups


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

active dry yeast

1 teaspoon

warm water

1/2 cup

vegetable oil

1/4 cup

potatoes, boiled and mashed


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped green chilies

2 tablespoons

chopped onion

2 tablespoons

chopped garlic

2 tablespoons

oil for frying

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.

Step 2:

Add the warm water and oil and mix until a soft dough forms.

Step 3:

Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.

Step 4:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 1 hour.

Step 5:

In a separate bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander leaves, green chilies, onion, and garlic.

Step 6:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 7:

Take one portion of the dough and roll it into a circle.

Step 8:

Place a spoonful of the potato mixture in the center of the circle.

Step 9:

Fold the edges of the circle over the potato mixture and pinch them together to form a ball.

Step 10:

Flatten the ball slightly and place it on a greased baking sheet.

Step 11:

Repeat with the remaining dough and potato mixture.

Step 12:

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 13:

Fry the vada pao in batches until golden brown on both sides.

Step 14:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 9846 users have chowed down on Vada Pao a whopping 12983 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata are the top 5 cities gobbling up Vada Pao like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vada Pao, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Vada Pao is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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