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Kaju Kothimbir Vadi

By Vikas Khanna
Serving
4
To prepare
10 min
To cook
45 min

Make delicious kothimbir vadis at home with the richness of cashew nuts. A classic Maharashtrian snack.

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 cup gram flour (besan)
  • 30 cashew nuts
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp tamarind pulp
  • Salt, to taste
  • 4 Tbsp oil + to shallow fry
  • 2 Tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped

COOKING STEPS :

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients except oil. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and mix well to make a very thick batter.

2. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a frying pan over a low heat. Add the prepared batter and cook, stirring continuously, for 15 to 18 minutes till the mixture comes together to make a thick doughy batter. Remove from heat.

3. Grease a small tray and spread the mixture evenly 1 inch thick. Set aside to cool and steam it for at least 30 minutes so that it sets. Cut into 2 inch squares.

4. Heat the oil in frying pan and shallow-fry the squares till golden and crisp. Remove and drain on absorbent paper.

 

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