Kanda Wadi - SK Khazana

The very delicious snack Kothimbir vadi gets a makeover with onions giving additional flavor This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Kanda Wadi - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Onions, Gram flour (besan)
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kanda Wadi - SK Khazana

  • 3 large Onions finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 2 tablespoons Rice flour
  • Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons + for greasing + for shallow fry
  • 1/4 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 2-3 Green chilli chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • a pinch Coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
  • to serve Lasoon chutney


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add carom seeds, green chillies and onions, mix and sauté, stirring occasionally, till onions are translucent.
  2. Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder and coriander powder, mix and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add gram flour, rice flour and coriander leaves, mix well, and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add ½ cup water and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add Kasuri Methi and mix well. Cook for 1 minute and take it off the heat.
  6. Grease a barfi tray with oil, transfer this mixture into it and spread it evenly. Level the top and set aside to cool completely.
  7. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick shallow pan.
  8. Cut the gram flour mixture into square wadis and gently remove them from the barfi tray and place on a plate.
  9. Place these wadis in the pan and shallow-fry, turning sides, till golden and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  10. Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot with lasoon chutney.