Monday, July 21, 2008

Kothimbir Vadi

For SWC-Maharashtra event


2 cups packed coriander leaves chopped finely,
1 cup chickpea flour (besan)
1 tbsp rice flour
4 green chillies finely chopped

1tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp sesame seeds
1tsp poppy seeds
2tsp lemon juice (optional)

1tsp turmeric
Pinch of asafoetida
1tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp baking soda
1tsp sugar
salt to taste
oil for frying

1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, except for the oil.
2. Add enough water to make a thick batter and stir well to remove all lumps.
(consistency should be thicker than pakoda batter and thinner than chappati atta)
3. Grease a flat vessel. Pour the batter into the vessel.
4. Steam for about 15-20 minutes or till firm and cooked. Check by inserting a skewer into the vadi. It is cooked if the skewer comes out clean.
5. Let cook, unmold and cut into pieces.
6. HEat oil in a kadhai and fry the pieces till crispy and golden. Drain on a kitchen towel or tissue paper.
7. Serve hot garnished with coriander and any chutney or ketchup.


Rashmi said...

hi.. nice recipe, never heard of this.. will surely give a try...

Priti said...

Looks great and dear you just missed by one day the healthy cooking event (

notyet100 said...

tis is somethin new..again,..ncie colour too,..congrtas for the well deserved award..

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

These look as a lovely and delicious snack...

Anisheetu said...

Thanks to all for ur comments :)

Purva Desai said...

This is my all time...Thanks for sharing :)

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