Maharashtrian  Alu Vadi Recipe  (No Onion No Garlic)

Soak 1/4th cup tamarind for 30 – 60 minutes in water.

Add 4 tbsp jaggery and mix the jaggery so that it incorporates well with the tamarind pulp. 

In a mixing bowl, add besan , turmeric powder, coriander & cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt to taste.Add roasted sesame seeds. Mix this mixture.

Add the tamarind and jaggery water and make a thick paste. 

Sweet & tangy paste for alu vadi is ready. 

Place the larger Alu leaf first on a clean surface.

Spread the batter on the leaf. Stack 3 more leaves the same way. 

Roll the leaves. Apply little paste everytime you roll,.

Place the roll into a steamer. – Steam for about 20 – 25 minutes.

Steamed rolls are ready. Cool them down a bit.

Cut them into slices. 

Add 2 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and place the sliced alu vadi and fry from both sides till golden brown and crisp. 

Fry the alu vadis on medium to high flame.

 Crispy, sweet, tangy & spicy Alu Vadi is ready to serve.