Goli Baje Recipe - Mangalorean Vada Recipe
Goli Baje Recipe or Mangalorean Vada Recipe is a popular street food snack in the state of Karnataka. It is made with a fermented batter which is mixed with ginger, green chilies and other ingredients. Make and enjoy as an evening snack along with a cup of tea or coffee.
Goli Baje is a Mangalorean Vada recipe is a soft and spongy vada which have a crispy outer. They are made with a fermented batter made of all-purpose flour, chickpea flour, rice flour and yogurt. Fermentation takes about 2- 4 hours, but the wait is totally worth it. The fermented batter is mixed with ginger, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, baking powder, coconut, and asafoetida which makes these goli baje flavourful and mouthwatering.
This Karnataka coastal recipe can be planned in the morning to have it in the snack time.
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- 1 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 1-1/2 tablespoon Rice flour
- 1/2 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
- 3 Green Chillies , finely chopped
- 1 sprig Curry leaves , roughly chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
- Salt , to taste
- 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut , few small pieces
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- Sunflower Oil , for deep frying
How to make Goli Baje Recipe - Mangalorean Vada Recipe
To begin making the Goli Baje Recipe, mix all-purpose flour, chickpea flour, rice flour, yogurt, salt and sufficient water and make a thick batter.
Cover it and keep aside for fermentation for about 2 to 3 hours.
Once the batter is fermented add grated ginger, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, baking powder, coconut, and asafoetida to it. Mix well to combine.
Heat oil in a Kadai.
Now wet your hands and take a small lemon size portion of the prepared batter and drop it into the hot oil. You can fry 4-5 goli baje at a time. Do not overcrowd the oil in kadai.
Fry on a medium flame until they turn golden brown in colour on all sides.
Once done drain on an oil absorbent paper and serve.