A popular maharashtrian delicacy usually served hot. It is a perfect evening snack usually served with chutney and green chillies.
For vada batter
In a mixing bowl, add 2 tbsp besan, 1/4th tsp ajwain, 1/4th tsp salt, 1/4th tsp red chilly powder, 1/4th tsp haldi and water.
Mix it well to avoid lump formation.
For vada mixture
In a mixing bowl, add 3/4th cup boiled mashed potato, 1/4th tsp salt, 1/4th tsp ajwain, 1/4th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp red chilly powder and 1/4th tsp mango powder. Mash and mix it well.
Shape the mixture to form 4 round shape vada.
Heat oil in a kadhai for frying.
Dip the vada in batter, and fry evenly on medium flame.