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Makkai vadi Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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