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Recipe: Pithalyachya Vadya

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 10:25

This is a savoury vada recipe from Maharashtra that can be easily made at home and serves as an ideal evening tea snack.

Ingredients :

Cooking Oil ---- as required

Mustard seeds ---- 1 tspn

Jeera seeds ---------1 tspn

Ginger peeled ---- 50 gms

Garlic peeled-------- 50 gms

Green chillies ------3 nos

Green coriander leaves …1/2 Bunch

Grated fresh coconut ----- ½ nos

Besan ------------------- 2 cups

Turmeric--------------1 tspn

Salt --------------------- To taste

Ghee ------------------ To taste


• Make a fine paste of ginger, garlic coriander and green chillies in a wet grinder.

• Heat 2 tbspn oil in a Kadhai. Add the jeera and mustard seeds.

• When they crackle, add the ground green paste.

• Saute till the raw flavour goes off the ginger and garlic.

• Add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil .Add salt and turmeric into it.

• Add in the besan and mix till the water completely gets absorbed.

• Grease a tray with ghee and spread the besan mix on it and flatten it.

• Cut it into diamonds shapes.

• Serve the wada garnished with chopped green coriander and grated coconut.

First Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 10:25
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