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Nirvana in batata-vada.

Seen at the annual festival of the Anant Temple in Savoi-Verem, Goa. Batata-vada is a spicy potato fritter popular in Goa and neighboring areas.

During zatra of Anant temple, Savoi-Verem, Goa

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During zatra of Anant temple, Savoi-Verem, Goa

Batatavada + Goan pão + tea = Slice of heaven
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  • Joseph Alvares - March 11, 2019 - 1:20 am

    Rajan Bab
    There is no other snack that can match the humble batatavada your capture of this boy reminds me of my childhood.
    Thanks for memoriesReplyCancel

  • Dhiraj - February 6, 2019 - 6:24 am

    When will you visit Sanguem?ReplyCancel

    • Rajan Parrikar - February 6, 2019 - 12:26 pm

      I go to Sanguem taluka quite often although it has been a while since I went to the town itself.ReplyCancel

  • Premanand - February 5, 2019 - 6:53 pm

    LOL!!! My wife sometimes, lovingly, call my son “batatya”…I was delightfully reminded of that when I saw this photograph. 🙂ReplyCancel

    • Rajan Parrikar - February 5, 2019 - 8:50 pm

      Premanand-bab: ‘Batatya’ is an endearing sobriquet for the little one.ReplyCancel

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