Batata Vada: The Perfect Indian Appetizer at UVG

By UVGrill
May 12, 2023

If you’re on the hunt for an authentic Indian appetizer that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds, look no further than batata vada at Urban Village Grill. Our mouth-watering batata vada features a savory potato filling encased in a crispy chickpea flour coating. Not only is it packed with flavor, but it’s also vegetarian and gluten-free. It is a dish that everyone can enjoy. So, whether you’re looking for a tasty snack or a new culinary experience, try our batata vada.

History of Batata Vada

Batata vada has its roots in the bustling city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) in the early 20th century. As a popular street food in India, it quickly became a local staple snack. Its popularity spread throughout the country. At Urban Village Grill, we’re proud to bring this classic dish to our customers and share the rich history of this beloved snack.

Ingredients of Batata Vada

At Urban Village Grill, we use only the freshest and highest-quality ingredients to make it. The key ingredient in it is, of course, the potato filling. We boil and mash our potatoes, then mix them with authentic Indian spices and herbs. Some key spices include cumin, coriander, turmeric, and red chili powder. The mixture is then shaped into small balls or patties. Coated in a chickpea flour batter before being deep-fried to perfection.

Our batata vada has a crispy exterior with a soft and flavorful potato filling that melts in your mouth. The result is a crispy and flavorful potato fritter bursting with flavor. The spicy potato filling and the crunchy exterior combination are truly addictive. It’s easy to see why it is such a beloved snack.

Condiments and Serving Suggestions

We understand that the right condiments and serving suggestions can elevate a dish to the next level. That’s why we serve it with various authentic Indian condiments that enhance its flavor. This delicious snack is accompanied by tangy tamarind, mint and cilantro puree, roasted cumin yogurt, and orange marmalade. The roasted cumin yogurt adds a cooling and creamy condiment that perfectly complements the spicy flavor of this snack. The tangy tamarind, sweet and sour orange marmalade, and spicy mint and cilantro puree make for an unforgettable culinary experience.

Health Benefits of Batata Vada

While batata vada is not a healthy food, it has some potential health benefits. For example, potatoes are a good fiber and vitamin C source, which may help improve digestive health and boost immunity. The spices used in batata vadas, such as cumin and turmeric. They have anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce chronic disease risk.

Dietary Accommodations

At Urban Village Grill, we take pride in catering to the dietary needs of our customers, and our batata vada is a perfect example of that commitment. Batata vada is a vegetarian dish that’s perfect for those who want to enjoy a flavorful and filling snack without any meat. Our batata vada features a potato filling that’s made with a blend of spices and herbs, creating a deliciously savory and satisfying taste. We use chickpea flour as the coating for our batata vada, which is naturally gluten-free and provides a crispy exterior. This means that our batata vada is vegetarian-friendly and suitable for gluten intolerant.


In conclusion, at Urban Village Grill, we’re proud to offer this classic dish to our customers, and we invite you to come and try it for yourself. Our batata vada is an authentic Indian appetizer that will please any palate. It is spicy potato filling, crispy exterior, and flavorful condiments make it a must-try dish for anyone interested in Indian cuisine. Whether you enjoy it as a snack or as part of a larger meal, it will leave a lasting impression.

Enjoy Authentic Indian Cuisine at Urban Village Grill

Come and experience the warmth and hospitality of Urban Village Grill as you savor this classic Indian dish. We take pride in using only the freshest ingredients and authentic spices to create a dish full of flavor and texture. Our batata vada is perfect for sharing with friends and family or as a quick snack during a busy day.

Our chefs have years of experience creating authentic Indian cuisine, and we use only the finest ingredients to ensure that each dish is bursting with flavor. In addition to batata vada, we offer a wide range of other Indian dishes that satisfy your cravings. From butter chicken to biryani, we have something for everyone.