Kothimbir Vadi Recipe.
Kothimbir vadi is a special Maharashtrian cuisine recipe. It is a light snack at the tea time. It is also a healthy option for kids as well.
Kothimbir means coriander leaves. Kothimbir is the Marathi name for it in Maharashtra. Lots of chopped coriander leaves are mixed with spicy and flavored gram flour batter. After that cooked and then deep fried in hot oil.
Health Benefits Of Coriander Leaves(kothimbir):-
- Lowers The Blood Pressure-
Coriander leaves are high in various minerals like potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium. So high quantity of these minerals reduces hypertension as well as blood pressure.
- Reduce The Weight-
Reduces the fats in the body. Hence consumption of coriander leaves helps the obese person to reduce the weight.
- Increase Energy-
Coriander leaves are high in iron content. So iron helps in increasing energy in the human body and makes the bones healthy.
- Good For Digestion-
Cures from diarrhea and stimulates digestion.
From all these health benefits we think you got an idea how coriander leaves are important in the diet.
For this, we have shared the kothimbir vadi recipe for you and your health.
Like a kothimbir vadi recipe, check out here some more tasty breakfast recipes such as quick dahi poha cutlets, kanda batata poha recipe, recipe of raj kachori, tomato omelet, cocktail samosa, and vegetable upma.
Let’s have a look at ingredients and procedure to make kothimbir vadi recipe.
Preparation Time:- 10 minutes.
Cooking Time:- 20 minutes.
Ingredients For Kothimbir Vadi Recipe:-
2 cups finely chopped coriander leaves.
1 cup gram flour.
3-4 tablespoons green chili and ginger paste.
1 teaspoon coriander seed powder.
1 teaspoon of cumin seed powder.
3 tablespoons sesame seeds.
1/2 teaspoon carom seeds.
Oil for frying.
Salt to taste.
- In large mixing bowl, add chopped coriander leaves.
- Then add ginger-chili paste, coriander seed powder, cumin seed powder, salt to taste, sesame seeds and carom seeds. Cut the lemon and squeeze in the same. Give it a good mix.
- After that add 1/2 cup gram flour and a little water. Start kneading the dough. Add gram flour and water more if required. Gradually add water and gram flour. Do not add once at a time.
- Knead a dough. If the dough is strat sticking to your hand then apply some oil on the palms.
- Once the dough becomes soft, divide it into 2-3 equal portion. Take one part and give it a cylindrical shape. Roll it with a hand on the hard surface. In the same way, make remaining kothimbir vadi rolls.
- Now in the pressure cooker, add water in the bottom. Place the rolls in the greased cooker tin. Place that tin inside the cooker. Close it with a lid. Cook it up for 4-5 whistles. After that switch off the flame. Allow it to cool down completely.
- Then remove a tin from the cooker. Take out the rolls. Cut them into small round shaped vadi with a sharp knife.
- Heat oil in deep pan. Once oil becomes hot enough deep fry the vadi on medium flame. Fry till becomes golden and brown. Remove on the kitchen towel.
Garnish with some grated fresh coconut. Serve hot with ketchup and masala chai.
- If you don’t want to deep fry the vadi then just add 2-3 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Shallow fry the vadi for few seconds. Otherwise, you serve it directly as it is.
- Keep in mind that quantity of coriander leaves should be greater that quantity of gram flour.
- If you don’t have a cooker then put a large pot on a stove top with 3-4 cups of water in the bottom. Place ring mold into that water. After that place a tin with kothimbir vadi rolls on it. Cover that pot with a lid. Cook for 10-15 minutes.