Recipe for Maharashtrian Snack Kothimbir Vadi

05 Aug

Kothimbir Vadi sia very renowned Maharashtrian snack. You may even refer to these as coriander fritters. I love them and really enjoy them as an accompaniment for lunch or dinner. I just came across a very good recipe for Kothimbir Vadi and thought I must share it with people who follow my blog. Hope you enjoy preparing delicious Kothimbir Vadi at home. All the best.

Key Ingredients:

  • Coriander Leaves- 2 Cups (washed and chopped)
  • Rice Flour- ½ tbsp
  • Gram Flour- ¾ tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- 2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1 tsp
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Curd- 2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice -1 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Sugar- ½ tsp (optional)

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  • White Sesame Seeds -2 tsp
  • Oil -2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds -1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds -½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves -4 or 5
  • Green Chilli -1 (washed and chopped)
  • Asafoetida -¼ tsp

Method of Preparation:

  • You must first combine all the main ingredients mentioned above and knead into a dough. You may use little water while kneading and make into a smooth dough.
  • Make cylindrical rolls with this dough.
  • Grease the steamer with oil and place the rolls you have prepared in the steamer. Steam for fifteen to twenty minutes. Carry out the steaming process on a high flame.
  • Let the rolls cool for about a minute and then take out the rolls. Cut them into equal portions.
  • Now you must heat oil in the pan. Add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle. Then you can add the remaining seasonings. Stir well for roughly half a minute.
  • Now add the steamed rolls into the pan and stir-fry for about a minute.
  • Your Maharashtrian snack is now ready to be served. You can serve Kothimbir Vadi as a snack during teatime. You may even serve it as a starter for lunch or dinner. Many people including me find the taste of Kothimbir Vadi extremely delicious. It is a spicy snack so typical Indians who relish spicy food are sure to enjoy these coriander fritters. You may serve it just like that or with sauce or suiting Indian chutney.
Kothimbir Vadi

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Posted by on August 5, 2014 in Food & Beverage, Recipe



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