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Time to cook

20 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A flavorful and creamy Maharashtrian gram flour stew eaten with bhakri or rice is seasoned with turmeric and green chilies while being cooked with onions, garlic, and an earthy mixture of mustard and cumin spices.

A flavorful and creamy Maharashtrian gram flour stew eaten with bhakri or rice is seasoned with turmeric and green chilies while being cooked with onions, garlic, and an earthy mixture of mustard and cumin spices.

Ingredients

Besan

1 cup

Water

1.5 cup

Vegetable Oil

2 Tbsp

Fresh Garlic

1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Picador Chillies

1 Tbsp

Curry Leaves

4 leaf

Onion Raw

0.5 cup

Turmeric

0.25 Tsp

Coriander Leaves

2 Tbsp

Salt

1 pinch

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

In a deep bowl, combine besan and water; .

2

Set aside for later use.

Cooking

1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan.

2

Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds on medium flame.

3

Add cumin seeds (jeera) and curry leaves, sauté for another 30 seconds.

4

Add green chillies and onions, and sauté for 1 minute.

5

Mix besan-water mixture, turmeric, coriander, and salt.

6

Cook for 2 minutes, stirring continuously.

7

Cover with a lid, cook for an additional 1 minute and serve immediately.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

11.4

Proteins

Proteins

4.0

Fats

Fats

6.1

Fiber

Fiber

2.9

116

kcal

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