Karnataka snack/vegetarian

Kodubale is one of the popular snack in Karnataka


  1. Rice flour: 2 cups
  2. Roasted gram/Dhalia/pottukadalai: 1/2 cup (ground into powder)
  3. Dry Chilli powder: 3 to 4 tsp or more
  4. Cumin: 2 tsp
  5. Hing: 1/4 tsp
  6. Salt: 2 tsp more or less (for us it was 2 tsp+ 1/4 tsp)
  7. Grated coconut (fresh): 1/2 cup but as i wanted to store it i used Coconut cream/powder : 2 tbsp
  8. Oil: 3 tsp ( heated )
  9. Oil: to deep fry



  1. Ground the dhalia into powder , if using coconut ground into thick paste using little water.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients from 1 to 6 , add the ground paste or dry coconut powder and heated oil (3 tsp)
  3. Mix well before sprinkling some water. Make a soft dough.
  4. Take a small ball out of the dough and roll like a smooth rod, to the desire thickness. Try to bring the end together and close tightly forming a round shape (like bangel) , wet the finger to seal the end.
  5. Heat a pan to deep fry , in medium low heat drop slowly the formed shape dough and fry until u didn't hear any sizzling (approx  8 to 10 min), turning once in midlle.
  6. Drain in paper towel, let it cool completely and store in air tight container.