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Goli Baje

3.70 from 3 votes

Goli Baje is a Mangalorean Vada recipe which needs 2-4 hours of fermentation of batter, but the wait is totally worth it. This Karnataka coastal recipe can be planned in the morning to have it in the snack time. Goli baje is soft from inside and crisp from outside. This Goli Baje recipe is eaten during tea-time, served with chutney.
Prep Time 4 hrs
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 6


  • 1 Cup all purpose flour (maida)
  • ¼ Cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1 ½ tbsp rice flour
  • ½ Cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 3, chopped green chillies
  • 10-12, roughly chopped curry leaves
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Salt
  • 12 to 15 pieces coconut cut into small pieces
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Oil to deep fry


  • Take a mixing bowl, add all purpose flour, chickpea flour, rice flour, yogurt, salt and sufficient water and make a thick batter.
  • Cover it and keep it aside for fermentation for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Now add grated ginger, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, baking powder, coconut, asafoetida and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai. Now wet your hands and take a small portion of batter and drop it into the oil.
  • You can fry 4-5 goli baje at a time. Fry on medium flame until they turns golden brown in colour.
  • Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

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Aarti Sharma
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