Kothimbir Vade Recipe

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Kothimbir Vade
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A popular tea time snack from Maharashtra made from gram flour, onions, turmeric, garlic and chilli ginger paste.

Ingredients of Kothimbir Vade

  • 1 Tbsp oil 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 6 cloves garlic-chopped
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup coriander leaves - chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chilli-ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for shallow frying

How to Make Kothimbir Vade

  • 1.1. Put the oil, onions and garlic into a casserole dish and saute in a microwave oven on high, covered, for 2 minutes or heat oil and add onions and garlic and saute till a light brown.
  • 2.2. Mix gram flour and water together to make an even batter.
  • 3.3. Pour it into the casserole dish and cook on medium-high, for 4 minutes, without lid.
  • 4.4. Stir once or cook over medium heat stirring all the time till mixture thickens (a little bit cooled on a surface, should set).
  • 5.5. Mix the remaining ingredients and cook on high for 4 minutes.
  • 6.6. Cook over high heat stirring all the time till setting consistency is reached again.
  • 7.7. Remove mixture onto a tray and spread into a 1/2" thick rectangle.
  • 8.8. Cool completely and then cut into square pieces.
  • 9.9. Shallow fry the square pieces until golden brown.
  • 10.10. Use a little oil on a non-stick griddle.