Kombdi Vade

by Rita Naik Goraksha


For the chicken gravy

  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken
  • 4 to 5 medium size onions
  • 2 to 3 tbsp ginger/ garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp ( maharashtrian red masala ) homemade
  • Make a paste of little coriander & 1 green chilly
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil

For the vade. You get ready made flour in the market but this is the recipe to make it homemade.

  • 1/2 kg rice (Not necessary to wash. You can wash the rice and dry under the fan)
  • 1/2 kg jawari
  • 250 gm wheat
  • 250 gm chana dal
  • 250 gm udad dal
  • 2 tbsp jeera
  • 2 tbsp dhania
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp methi seeds
  1. Make a paste of dry coconut, onion, coriander seeds, cloves, dalichini, poppy seeds
  2. Marinate the chicken with ginger/garlic paste,& coriander & chilly paste about 1/4 tsp ,turmeric powder, masala & salt
  3. In a pan put oil & fry the finely chopped onions. Then add the chicken to it. Sauté for sometime. When the sides leave oil just add the above paste 2 to 3 tbsp according to thickness. Add little water. Close the lid & take a whistle & simmer the gas for 5 to 7 mins.
  4. Mix all the ingredients & grind into flour. To make vadas knead the dough with warm water at least 5 to 6 hrs before making them. Add salt & turmeric powder to the flour while kneading the dough. Take a plastic bag to tap the vadas on it. Deep fry in hot oil.