Bataat Wada (Batata Wada) or Potato Wada or Aloo Bonda is a delicious street food made in various places in India. Bataat means potato and wada means deep-fried dumplings. A delicious stir fry with potatoes is cooked and coated with besan or chickpea flour and are deep-fried. Batata wadas are a famous street food in Mumbai, Goa and Karnataka. These are also known as Aloo Bonda in North India.
The same batata wada can be stuffed in “pav” along with some chutneys and be served as wada pav which is another famous Indian street food. If you love street food, do try this Bombay pav bhaji. You can make the no onion no garlic version of bataat wada simply by avoiding those two ingredients.
These crispy bataat wadas can be packed in snack boxes and be carried to office or school too. You can make these at home for evening tea-time snacks or for a small party too. Just keep the stuffing ready and before the party, deep fry these delicious crispy wadas.