KOTHIMBIR VADI | KOTHIMBIRICHYA VADYA

Kothimbir Vadi is one of the classic maharashtrian fritter dish which has kothimbir i.e.coriander leaves as main ingredient that can be served as a snacks or a side dish during a meal.Kothimbir is the Marathi name for green coriander leaves.It is a combination of green coriander leaves,gram flour,rice and bajra flour with some Indian spices.It can be prepared by first steaming and then by deep frying or shallow frying.It is one of the classsic traditional dish like Cobichi Vadi and Aluchi-Vadi



KOTHIMBIR VADI | KOTHIMBIRICHYA VADYA





course : snacks,side-dish
cuisine : maharashtrian
prep : 10 minutes
cook : 30 minutes
total : 40 minutes
servings : 4
author : suchita pradeep



INGREDIENTS :

  • 4 cups chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ cup gram flour/besan
  • ¼ cup rice flour
  • ¼ cup bajra flour
  • 2-3 tsp chilli-garlic paste
  • 2 tsp carom seeds/ova
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying



METHOD :

  • First wash the coriander leaves properly.
  • Then pat dry the coriander leaves.
  • Chop the coriander leaves finely.
  • Next take green chillies and garlic cloves as per your taste and grind them to fine paste.(Here in this recipe I have taken 7-8 green chillies and 9-10 galic cloves)
  • In a bowl or a plate take the chopped coriander leaves.
  • To it add the gram flour/besan,rice flour,bajra flour,carom seeds,cumin seeds/jeera powder,green chilli-garlic paste,turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Now add required amount of water to the mixture.
  • Take care that consistency of the mixture should be soft.
  • Now in a steamer keep water for boiling.
  • Take a plate and grease it properly with oil.
  • Transfer the mixture into the plate.
  • Place the plate into the steamer.
  • Steam it for next 15-20 minutes.
  • After steaming remove the plates and let it get cooler.
  • Now cut the vadi’s in square cubes.
  • In a pan add oil and heat it.
  • When the oil gets heated put the cut square vadi’s into the oil and fry them on medium flame till they turn crispy golden brown.
  • Remove the fried vadi’s in a plate.
  • Your Kothimbir Vadi is ready to eat.
  • Serve it with tomato sauce or eat it as a side dish with your meal.


STEP BY STEP METHOD OF PREPARING KOTHIMBIR VADI / KOTHIMBIRICHYA VADYA :



  • First wash the coriander leaves properly.
  • Then pat dry the coriander leaves.
  • Chop the coriander leaves finely.
  • Next take green chillies and garlic cloves as per your taste and grind them to fine paste.(Here in this recipe I have taken 7-8 green chillies and 9-10 galic cloves)
  • In a bowl or a plate take the chopped coriander leaves.

  • To it add the gram flour/besan,rice flour,bajra flour,carom seeds,cumin seeds/jeera powder,green chilli-garlic paste,turmeric powder and salt.

  • Mix everything well.

  • Now add required amount of water to the mixture.

  • Take care that consistency of the mixture should be soft.

  • Now in a steamer keep water for boiling.
  • Take a plate and grease it properly with oil.

  • Transfer the mixture into the plate.

  • Place the plate into the steamer.

  • Steam it for next 15-20 minutes.

  • After steaming remove the plates and let it get cooler.

  • Now cut the vadi’s in square cubes.

  • In a pan add oil and heat it.When the oil gets heated put the cut square vadi’s into the oil.

  • And fry them on medium flame.

  • Fry the vadi’s till they turn crispy golden brown.

  • Remove the fried vadi’s in a plate.

  • Your Kothimbir Vadi is ready to eat.

  • Serve it with tomato sauce or eat it as a side dish with your meal.

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