Makkai vadi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 cup - coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - yellow corn kernels (crushed)
  • 1 cup - gram flour
  • 1 tbsp - rice flour
  • 1 tbsp - ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 tsp. - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds (roasted)
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - asafetida
  • 1/4 tsp - sodium bicarbonate (soda)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to Make Makkai vadi

  • Chop coriander leaves fine.
  • Mix corn with the gram flour and rice flour, and keep aside.
  • Add the ginger-chilli paste, sesame seeds, lemon juice, garam masala, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt to the mixture.
  • Add water and make a batter of thick consistency.
  • Mix well and remove the lumps.
  • Grease a flat vessel. Pour the batter into the vessel.
  • Steam for about 25 mins. in a pressure cooker or grease a microwaveable container and pour the batter into it.
  • Cook the batter for 5-7 mins.
  • Remove and insert a needle into it to check if it is done.
  • Allow it to cool for a while, and then cut into triangle-shaped pieces.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Deep fry the pieces in hot oil until golden brown and crisp.
  • Remove from heat and serve hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.