Kothimbir (Corriander) Vadi

This is a very famous Maharashtrian recipe.There are two versions of this recipe,will post another version also,soon.


1 cup cleaned,washed and chopped Corriander leaves.

1 & 1/2 cup Besan.

2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds .

2 tsp Ginger -Garlic paste.

1 tsp Chilli powder.

2 tsp Dhana-jeera powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder.

1/4 tsp Eno fruit salt.

1 tbsp Oil.

Salt to taste.

Oil for greasing and shallow frying.


Squeeze out excess water from cleaned,washed and chopped Corriander leaves.

In a bowl mix together all the above ingredients except oil for greasing & frying.Should be thick batter consistency.

Keep water for boiling in a steamer or cooker.

Grease container in which vadi has to be made with oil,you can use cooker utensils.

Pour the batter in the greased vessel.

place in the cooker and steam for 15 minutes without whistel.

When cooked batter will leave sides.Insert knife in center,if knife comes out clean the batter is cooked.

Demould,and cut into pieces.

Shallow fry in oil,remove on absorbent papper.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Happy Cooking !!!


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