Kothimbir Vadi | How To Make Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi | Green Coriander Frittata
Kothimbir Vadi is a popular Maharashtrian snack which is steamed and pan-fried. It is made with fresh coriander leaves, chickpea flour, spiced up using ginger, garlic, green chili, and garam masala. Kothimbir Vadi is a glutenfree snack, you can have it in breakfast or as a side dish in the Maharashtrian thali.
Servings 4 Serving
- 2 Cups green coriander finely chopped
- 1+¼ Cup besan
- 1 Tsp ginger garlic paste
- Salt as per taste
- 1 Green chili finely chopped
- ½ Tsp coriander powder
- ½ Tsp turmeric
- A pinch of asafoetida
- ½ Tsp garam masala
- ½ Tsp amchur
- 1 Tsp lemon juice
- ¼ Cup curd or water
- 2 Tblsp oil
- 1 Tsp sesame seeds
- 1 Tsp mustard seeds
- 7-9 Curry leaves
- 1 Pinch of asafoetida
- Grated fresh coconut for garnishing
First of all, start with green coriander. Clean and wash green coriander very well. Chop it finely and keep them aside. You need 2 cups of tightly packed coriander.
In a mixing bowl add all the ingredients listed. Combine them well.
Mash coriander nicely so that it gets mixed up with gram flour and other ingredients.
Use ¼-1/2 cup water or curd if needed to make a dough. Refer the pic. Shape it like a cylinder or just spread it on a greased pan.
Grease a pan with some oil and steam this dough for 20 mins. Check with the toothpick, it should come out clean.
Let it cool down for a few mins. Afterward cut them into slices.
For tempering heat oil in a kadhai, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let them crackle.
Add sesame seeds and asafoetida. Place this over sliced vadi, garnish with freshly grated coconut and have with tea.
It is a super healthy snack. My daughter loves eating this but my son hates this vadi.Kothimbir vadi is ready to serve.
- It is a gluten-free snack. Skip adding curd to get the vegan version.
- Vadi is supposed to be dense in texture. Add ½ tsp baking soda if you want them a little spongy and fluffy.
- Instead of coriander, you can make this recipe with fenugreek leaf, spinach leaf, and cabbage. These all are steamed snack which is great in taste.
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