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How to make Methi Vadi (Fenugreek Fritters)

Methi Vadi (Fenugreek Fritters )

Its a spicy blend of fresh fenugreek leaves and gram flour. Easy to make and superb, crispy side dish during meal.

I am sharing an easy way of making Methi Vadi. ☺


Recipe as follows .….

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup fresh Methi leaves chopped
  • 1 cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tsp ginger chilli paste
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying


  1. In a big bowl put all the ingredients.
  2. Fenugreek leaves, besan, ginger chilli paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, oil, asafoetida, garam masala powder and salt.
  3. Make a thick batter by adding sufficient water at a time and mix well. 12271140_10207979447434876_578320768_o1-3
  4. Adjust spices and salt as per your taste.
  5. Heat 2 cups of water in a steamer or big broad pan.
  6. Grease plate with oil. Pour batter into the greased plate and steam for around 15 to 20 minutes.12287203_10207979447474877_144287377_o-2
  7. To Check, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.
  8. After cooling down cut Methi vadi into diamond or square pieces using a knife.13493175_10209712785407242_816883466_o
  9. You can store in airtight container in the freezer.
  10. Shallow fry Methi vadi pieces on slow till it turns golden brown in colour.13509692_10209712785487244_2068088829_o
  11. Serve hot.2016-06-24 11.45.01
  12. Its crispy and delicious. Enjoy!!!!!20160623_221502-1

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