Kothimbir Vadi Recipe - Pitaur Style

Uploaded by NishaMadhulika on 17.10.2012

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Kotyhambir vadi is made in numerous ways.
Today we wiil make it using spices,coriander and gram flour,cook the batter on gas,set and then fry.
Let's see what all ingredients are required for making kothambir vadi.
Gram flour - 1 cup
Green coriander - 1 cup (finely chopped)
Roasted peanuts - ¼ cup (coarsely grinned)
Oil - to fry vadi
Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
Cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
Turmeric powder - less then ¼ tsp
Salt - ½ tsp
Garam masala - less then ¼ tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Green chilly - 1 (finely chopped)
Asafoetida - 1 pinch
Firstly make a batter from gram flour.
Add little amount of water at a time and stir until all lumps get dissolved.
Add more water. We have mixed 1 cup water.
For 1 cup gram flour add 2.5 cup water.
Add peanuts, green coriander, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, garlic paste, lemon juice, green chilies, asafoetida and red chilly powder.
Mix all ingredients. Now cook the prepared mixture.
Take any utensil with heavy base.
Add oil in the pan. When oil gets hot add cumin seeds and besan mixture.
Keep stirring constantly and cook for 9-10 minutes on medium flame.
When mixture will become thick it means the mixture is ready.
Keep stirring constantly so that the mixture doesn't stick at the bottom.
The mixture has become thick within 3-4 minutes but is still not cooked.
Besan mixture in now ready. Now set it in a plate.
Grease the plate with some oil and place the mixture on it.
Spread it evenly.
Kothambir vadi can also be prepared with steam. For this watch my video on youtube.
It takes ½ hour to set the mixture and then we will cut them into pieces.
Now cut the mixture into pieces and then deep or shallow fry them.
Turn on the gas and heat oil.
Cut the set batter into big or small pieces accordingly.
Separate the pieces and if you wish to eat them as it is feel free to do so.
When oil gets hot gently place the kothambir vadi in the pan.
We are deep frying the vadi and you can shallow fry it too.
For take 2 tbsp oil in pan and place the kothambir vadi on it for frying. Turn the sides when it turns brown in color from both sides.
Don't keep the flame too high, fry on medium flame only.
Fry until they get golden brown color from all sides.
Take them out in a plate.
Fry rest of the kothambir vadi like wise.
They can be stored in refrigerator for 3-4 days and can be fried later.
Kothambir vadi is ready and has turned out to be very delicious.
It is crunchy and crispy from top and soft from inside.
Try making this recipe at your home and share your experiences with us.
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