Kothimbir Vadi/ Kothmir Vadi

Easy, delicious and low on time-consumption: defines this recipe. You can make it as an accompaniment for the morning breakfast or for a kitty party. Your friends are going to love this.

Besan/ Gram Flour: 2 cups
Hara Dhania/ Kothmir/ Kothimbir/ Coriander leaves: finely chopped 1 cup
Curd: 2 Tbsps (Optional)
Turmeric: 1 tsp
Coriander Powder: 1 Tsp
Hing/ Asafoetida: a pinch
Garam masala: 1/2 tsp
Green chili: 1 (slit)
Ginger-garlic paste: 1 tsp (Optional)
Salt: to taste
Sugar: 1 tbsp (Optional)
Oil to fry
Water: to make the batter/ paste


  1. Make a pouring consistency batter of besan and water. (For 2 cups of Besan, I added roughly 6 cups of water)


2. In a pan or kadhai, heat 3-4 tsps of oil and add all masalas and green chili.


3. Once the tempering is done, add the besan mixture, stirring continuosly.

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4. Add the star of the recipe, the coriander leaves and keep stirring.


5. Keep stirring till you get a paste of a thick consistency as shown.

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6. Turn of the gas and grease a flat tray. Spread out the mixture and let it rest for 30 minutes or till it cools down.

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7. After it cools, cut out pieces from it. Heat oil for frying.

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8. Fry the cut pieces in medium hot oil for 3-4 minutes. You would see crisp brown edges of the pieces. Yumm! 🙂

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9. Serve hot.


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