Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir vadi is a dish from Maharashtrian cuisine in which coriander is a primary ingredient. It is steamed and then shellow fried or deep fried to get the crispy outer layer. This delicious bars can be best to be enjoyed with your tea.


1 big bowl coriander leaves

1 bowl besan/chickpea flour

1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tsp chopped green chillies
To taste salt
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp sesaame seeds
Pinch of soda-bi-carb
Oil for frying


1) Wash coriander leaves thoroughly. Chop it and keep it aside.

2) in a bowl mix besan, salt, ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, soda bi carb and mix well.

3) Add chopped coriander leaves and combine well. Now using little water prepare soft dough.

4) grease the plate and spread the batter. Steam it dor about 12-15 minutes using steamer.

5) Once done, cool down and then cut it into chunks.

6) Deep fry or shellow fry it as per preference.

7) Serve with Chutney or ketchup of choice.


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