Batata Vada is a popular Indian vegetarian traditional food in India. It literally means potato fritters. The name "Batata" means potato in English. Batata Vada is gaining popularity in the rest of India as well.
The potatoes are boiled, mashed coarsely and kept aside. Vegetable ingredients like grind green chillies, Ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, Indian herbs, salt, sugar and other spices coriander leaves are added and mix well with potato meshed. It consists of a potato mash patty coated with gram (chick pea) flour, then deep-fried and served hot with chutney.