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A crispy, spicy and delicious snack from the state of Karnataka.

Kodubale or Kodbale is a popular Karnataka spicy snack.  Made during festival times, it is typically served during tea time with a cup of hot tea. A speciality from Mysore and surrounding regions, it is a crispy and delicious snack.

Kodbale / Kodubale

Kodbale / Kodubale
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Kodbale (Kodubale)

A crispy, spicy and delicious snack from the state of Karnataka.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Karnataka, South Indian
Keyword: Spicy


  • 1/2 cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Gram Flour
  • 2 tbsp Semolina (Sooji / Bombay Rava)
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 4 to 6 Kashmiri Red Chillies adjust as per spiciness
  • 2 tbsp Coconut grated
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Asafoetida a pinch


  • Mix the rice flour, gram flour, semolina, sesame seeds and salt in a bowl.
  • Melt the ghee and gradually add to the mixture.
  • Mix well. Add little water if needed.
  • Grind the coconut, jeera, red chillies and sugar with little water to make a paste.
  • Add this to the flour mixture.
  • Add enough water and knead well to a stiff dough.
  • Take some dough and roll it using your palms.
  • Bring the edges together and join them to make a ring. You can use a little water to seal the ends together.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium flame.
  • Fry the rings until golden brown.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Store them in airtight container.
  • Serve as a snack.

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