Kothimbir Wadi- Mother's day special
Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 15
Kothimbir wadi is a traditional Maharashtrian recipe that is a good snack that is less on oil and easy to make.
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 2 cups of gram flour
  • 2 tsp of chili powder
  • 1 tbsp carom seeds
  • 1 tsp of turmeric seeds
  • 1 tsp of Garam masala
  • 1 tbsp of fennel seeds/ fennel powder
  • 2 tbsp of oil
  • salt per taste
  • 1 cup of water
  1. Wash the bunch of coriander and pat dry on a kitchen towel.
  2. Separate the coriander leaves from stems, you can use some of the delicate stems too.
  3. Chop these leaves and stems finely and transfer it to a miixing bowl.
  4. Add gram flour, fennel seeds, turmeric, chili powder,carom seeds, garam masala and salt.
  5. Mix everything together.
  6. Add water as required.
  7. Do not over add water or the wadi mixture will become watery. The coriander leaves already has some reserved water in the leaves.
  8. Form a dough out of the mixture.
  9. Brush oil on a steel bowl and transfer the mixture to it.
  10. Steam cook this wadi in pressure cooker until 1 whistle.
  11. Once done, turn off the flame and let the steam wear off.
  12. Remove the wadi bowl and slowly cut the steam wadis into small squares.
  13. You can eat as it is or simply shallow fry them until crisp.
While mixing if the mixture gets watery, adjust gramflour to get a thicker dough like texture.
Recipe by When chai met biskit at https://www.whenchaimetbiskit.com/kothimbir-wadi-mothers-day-special/