Nov 22, 2013

Kothimbir Vadi


















Kothimbir Vadi – A delicious Maharashtrian snack. Basic recipe from BBC  Goodfod Magazine India, page no 54, October, 2013 !!

Makes: 9 vadis
Serves: 3 - 4

Method

Combine 1 cup gram flour (besan / kadala maav / chone pitti, Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity), ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 2 chopped green chillies, 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp, 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves, 20 chopped cashew nuts (optional) and ½ teaspoon salt together in a bowl. 

Add 1 ½ cups water to make a thick batter. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in  a pan on medium heat and cook the batter, stirring continuously, until dough  like consistency. 

















Remove from heat. Spread this mixture in a greased tray. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon oil on the top and spread it evenly with the help of a flat spatula. Set aside to cool for half an hour and then cut into 2 – inch squares.






















Final preparation:

Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a flat frying on medium heat. Fry these vadi until crisp on both the sides. Serve with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

2 comments:

Hazra said...

Mom makes these when it's very cold or raining. They are the perfect snack with some hot teaQ

Hari Chandana P said...

Looks perfect!!