Aloo Wadi (Patra)

Aloo Wadi (Patra) is a popular Indian Snack
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Serves 3
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3 - leaves of patra (aloo)

Besan - 1 cup

Turmeric powder - 0.5 tbsp

Chilli powder - 1 tbsp

Tamarind paste - 1/4 tbsp

Jaggery - 1 tsp

Garam Masala - 1 tsp

Salt - to taste

Oil - 2 tbsp

Grated coconut, Sesame seeds and Coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Clean the patra leaves and then dry it.
  2. Mix the above mentioned ingredients to the besan and make a thick paste of it by adding a proper proportion of water.
  3. Spread this mixture on the patra leaves.
  4. Then roll the leaves thoroughly and closing the sides by the above paste.
  5. Cook the leaves in a pressure cooker.
  6. Let them cool and then cut it into small pieces (vadis).
  7. Heat some oil in a pan. Shallow or deep fry these aloo vadis in it.
  8. Finally, garnish it with grated coconut, coriander leaves and sesame seeds.

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