Kodubale Recipe - Tea Time Snack From Karnataka

Kodubale is a traditional Karnataka tea time snack that is absolutely delicious. You will simply love making this recipe, because it brings in the authentic and delicious flavours.

Archana Doshi
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Kodubale is a traditional Karnataka tea time snack that is absolutely delicious. Although this recipes needs a little effort, the taste makes it absolutely worth it to make it at home.

Try this recipe for festivals like Diwali and share with family and friends. Serve Kodubale Recipe (A Festive Snack From Karnataka) along with Irani Chai Recipe.

If you like this recipe, here are more snacks to make for tea time

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  4. Sabudana Vada Recipe (Deep Fried Sago)

Cuisine: Karnataka
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

60 M


6 Servings


    To grind
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 6 Dry Red Chillies
  • 3 tablespoons Water
  • Other Ingredients
  • 2 cups Rice flour
  • 1/4 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 1/2 cup Oil , warm/hot
  • Oil , for deep frying

How to make Kodubale Recipe - Tea Time Snack From Karnataka

  1. To begin making the Kodubale Recipe, first prep all the ingredients and keep ready.

  2. Into a mixer grinder, blend the coconut, cumin and red chillies to make a paste. Keep aside.

  3. Into a large mixing bowl, add the rice flour, sooji, maida, ajwain, salt, the coconut chilli paste and hot oil and knead well to make a dough. Add water only if required to make firm and yet smooth dough.

  4. Divide and shape the dough into lemon size balls. Using the palm of your hands rub and roll to make a half inch thick and yet thin long roll. Cut the roll in 1.5 inch strips and join the ends to form a circle. Repeat the process for the rest of the dough.

  5. Prepare the oil for deep frying; drop the Kodubale circles one by one slowly so that it does not break and deep fry on medium heat until the Kodubale is browned and crisp.

  6. Keep the heat on low to medium to it get cooked from the inside as well. Drain the Kodubale from the oil and store in airtight containers after it is cooled.

  7. Serve these delicious Kodubale as a tea time snack; your family will love it.