Kothimbir Vadi (Savory coriander cake) is a popular Maharashtrian snack, made from fresh coriander leaves & besan (chickpea flour) which is served as a side dish during meals. It is also a perfect tea time snack.
1 bunch coriander leaves of , washed , finely choppe
1½ Cups besan
4 Tablespoons rice flour
3 tsps ginger-garlic green chilli & paste
5 4 cloves green chilli garlic ginger ( use ' s , & 1 "
½ Teaspoon turmeric powder
1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon sesame seeds
a pinch of hing
1 lemon juice of
1/4 Teaspoon baking soda
to taste salt
oil for shallow frying
water for mixing the ingredients
2 Teaspoons oil
tomato ketchup for serving
Grease a flat bottom vessel with oil. you can use dhokla patra (i used the cheesecake spring foam pan)
In a separate bowl mix all the ingredients with enough water to make a thick batter.
Pour the batter into the greased pan, steam cook for 30 minutes in a pressure cooker without the whistle. insert a toothpick or a knife, if it comes out clean the kothimbir vadi is done. Keep aside to cool unmould and cut into pieces.
Before serving, heat oil in a pan & shallow fry the vadis on medium heat till crisp & they change their color to brown.