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Feb 21, 2013

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

3-4

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Learn how to make crispy coriander fritters/kothimbir vadi at home for a yummy and tasty evening snack or serve at as starters for any occasion.

INGREDIENTS

    1 bundle coriander chopped finally
    1 cup chana (gram flour)
    Oil
    Water
    1/2 cup crushed peanuts
    1 tbsp crushed ginger-garlic
    1/2 tsp haldi (turmeric) powder
    1/2 tsp rai (mustard seeds)
    1/4 tsp hing (asafoetida)
    Salt to taste
    1 tsp red chilli powder

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil
  • Once the oil is hot, add 1/2 tsp rai (mustard seeds)
  • Add 1/4 tsp haldi
  • Add 1/4 tsp hing
  • Add 1 tbsp crushed ginger-garlic
  • Add 1 tsp mix masala
  • Add 1/2 cup crushed peanut powder
  • Add 1 cup chopped coriander
  • Add  1 cup gram flour
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add water
  • Mix well
  • TIP: You can also make this with spinach and radish leaves
  • TIP: The mixture should turn into a soft dough
  • TIP: The plate should also be greased with ghee/oil
  • Put the mixture in the plate and flatten it
  • TIP: Apply ghee/oil on your hands
  • Cool for 5-8 mins
  • Heat enough oil for deep frying
  • As the oil heats, cut the flattened mixture into squares
  • Once the oil is hot, drop in the pieces
  • Fry till they turn golden brown
  • Ready to serve

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