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Kothamalli Vadai

posted 2 Jun 2012, 16:16 by R A   [ updated 3 Aug 2012, 05:58 ]
Contest entry posted by SriPriya Ayyangar

Gram Flour - 2 Cups
Wheat Flour - 1/4 cup
Rawa - 1/4 cup
Rice or Corn Flour - 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste -  tbsp
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Eno Salt - one sachet
Coriander Leaves - 4 cups
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilly Powder - 2 tsp
Poppy seeds - 2 to 4 tsp
White sesame seeds -  2 to 4 tsp
Ground nuts - 1/2 cup
Garam Masala Powder - 3 tsp
Oil to fry

Dry mix all the powders except Eno Salt and Coriander Leaves. Add the coriander leaves the powders and make a paste to the consistency of batter. Add the Eno Salt and mix the batter fast. This will help in the batter rise. Grease a shallow plate and pour the batter in it and pressure cook in medium flame for about 20 mins. Transfer it to another flat vessel and cut into desired shapes. Fry the pieces in oil and serve with coriander chutney or tomato sauce. 

It can also be toss fried in a shallow pan. Instead of coriander leaves, mint leaves or methi leaves can be used.