Kothimir Vadi | How to make Kothimir Vadi

By Smruti Shah  |  22nd Jun 2016  |  
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About Kothimir Vadi Recipe

Kothimir or Kothimbir is the Marathi word for cilantro and Kothimir Vadi is actually a cake or cubes of cilantro and chickpea flour. The batter is steamed, then cut to pieces and tempered with oil and spices!

Kothimir Vadi

Ingredients to make Kothimir Vadi

  • chickpea Flour/ Besan 2 cups
  • cilantro Leaves 2 cups loosely packed
  • peanuts crushed 1/4 cup
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • ginger Chilli paste 1 tbsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • water 1 1/2 Cup
  • salt 1 tsp
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • sesame seeds 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli 1-2
  • curry leaves 1-2

How to make Kothimir Vadi

  1. Chop the cilantro into small bits. I like to add some soft stems too, they give a great flavour.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add all the steaming ingredients except water. Mix well, then add 1 cup water. Make a batter that is fairly thick. Add as much of the half cup water as required.
  3. Add a tsp of oil and spread it in a microwave safe flat bowl. Add the prepared mixture and microwave for 2 minutes with the lid on.
  4. Cook for more time if the surface does not become firm in 2 minutes. The sides will shrink too and a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  5. Once done, remove on a plate or tray. Let it cool. Then cut the vadi into cubes or diamonds. They taste amazing as is.
  6. Else, heat oil in a pan, add green chilli, curry leaves and sesame seeds. Shallow fry the kothimir vadi.
  7. Serve immediately with green cilantro chutney and tomato ketchup.

Reviews for Kothimir Vadi (2)

Jennifer Potdar3 years ago

it turned out yummy

vanamala Hebbar3 years ago

Yum !! I too make similar method ..love the dish