Kodubale recipe | How to make crispy kodbale | Ring Murukku recipe | Kodu bale using fried gram

By Latha on August 11th, 2017

kodubale or kodbale recipe

Kodubale or kodbale recipe explained with step by step pictures. This is a Mysore style kodubale recipe prepared using rice flour, fried gram, chiroti rava (or maida) and coconut. Kodubale or Kodbale is popular deep fried snacks from Karnataka which will be in ring shape.

"Kodu" word has two meanings in Kannada language. One is "horn" and the other one is a generic name for whole dried beans or long beans. For example it is used like "alasande kodu" for dried long beans. And "bale" translates to bangles in Kannada language. So is the name kodu bale. At my house kodubale, hasi thambittu and shuti-bella are prepared for gokulashtami or Shri krishna janmashtami. You can find one more Malnad style kodubale and a soft mosaru kodubale recipe on this website. Mosaru kodubale is prepared using rice flour and curd. Unlike regular kodubales, mosaru kodubale is little bit on softer side but tastes too good.

If you are looking for more Karnataka style snacks recipes then do check our snacks section. Or if you are looking for more deep fried snacks recipes then do check our kara kaddi, mangalore bajji, kayi vade, crispy chili bajji, stuffed mirchi bajji and onion pakoda recipes.

Kodubale recipe

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup rice flour
  2. 1/4 cup fried gram or hurigadale
  3. 1/4 cup chiroti rava or maida flour
  4. 1/4 cup grated coconut
  5. 1/2 tsp red chili powder or 3 - 6 red chilies
  6. 1 tsp salt (as per your taste)
  7. 1/4 tsp carom seeds
  8. A big pinch of asafoetida
  9. 1 sprig of curry leaves
  10. 2.5 tbsp hot oil
  11. Oil to deep fry

Instructions for making kodubale:

  1. To begin with take rice flour and chiroti rava (or maida flour) in a frying pan. slightly roast them under medium flame. Just make them hot and switch off the stove.rice and maida flour for kodubale or kodbale
  2. Next grind fried gram or hurigadale until fine powder using a mixer grinder.fried gram for kodubale or kodbale
  3. Next add in curry leaves, coconut (dry or fresh), asafoetida, salt and red chili powder to the same mixie jar. Grind it for a while.sieve maida flour and rice flour for kodubale or kodbale
  4. Add this ground fried gram and spices to the frying pan which has rice flour and chiroti rava (or maida flour). Also add in carom seeds. And give a quick mix.butter and salt for kodubale or kodbale
  5. Now add in 2.5 tbsp of very hot oil. Carefully mix it using a spatula. Adding hot oil is important to get crispy kodubales. So do not skip it and make sure that the oil is hot.coconut and red chili for kodubale or kodbale
  6. Next rub and mix well using hands.grinding masala for kodubale or kodbale
  7. Now add water little by little and prepare a soft but stiff dough. Do not make it very soft. It should be soft enough to make the rings, thats all. If you make the dough more soft the kodu bale will not be crispy.ground masala for kodubale or kodbale
  8. Now take a small gooseberry sized dough and roll it using palms.making kodu bale or kodbale
  9. Next bring the edges together, seal it and make the rings.making kodu bale or kodbale
  10. Heat the oil in a wide frying pan. Drop the kodu bales into the hot oil. But after dropping the kodubales in the oil, reduce the flame and fry under low flame until all the bubbles are stopped.frying kodubale or kodbale
  11. Again for the next batch increase the heat and after dropping the kodubales reduce the flame. Continue like this and finish frying all the kodubales.fried kodubale or kodbale

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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