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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Kothimbir Vadi / Coriander Vada

Kothimbir Vadi

It’s a Maharashtrian Dish. Kothimbir Vadi means Coriander

Vada. It’s a snack which is very popular in Maharashtra.

I tried doing this for the weekend snacks menu. My Mother 

in law have totally different recipe for this which I would 

share soon. 

Easy to make snacks for weekends.. try it!


  • 2 cups chopped Coriander leaves
  • 1 cup besan (chickpea flour)
  • 3 tbsp bhajniche peeth
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • Pinch of asafetida
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilly finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Oil to fry
  • Salt to taste

  1. Mix all the ingredients in bowl except the oil.
  2. Use little water and make a thick batter. The batter consistency should be like bhaji/pakoda batter.
  3. Take one plate grease it and pour the batter in it.
  4. Steam for 15-20 mins.
  5. Allow to cool and then cut in to pieces.
  6. Take a kadhai pour oil in it for frying.Fry until golden brown and appear crisp.
  7. Serve it with any dip/ chutney/ sauce of your choice. 

Tip: When you have lot of guest coming this can be steamed and refrigerated and fried at time of serving.