Zunka
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Zunka

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Time to cook

15 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A traditional spicy Maharashtrian curry that is made with besan or chickpea flour, ginger, green chillies, garlic, onions and coriander.

A traditional spicy Maharashtrian curry that is made with besan or chickpea flour, ginger, green chillies, garlic, onions and coriander.

Ingredients

Besan

0.5 cup

Vegetable Oil

1 Tbsp

Yellow Mustard

0.25 tsp

Cumin Seeds

1 pinch

Water

0.75 cup

Asafoetida

0.125 tsp

Fresh Ginger

0.5 tsp

Picador Chillies

1 Tbsp

Fresh Garlic

1 tbsp

Onion Raw

0.5 cup

Turmeric

1 pinch

Salt

1 pinch

Coriander Leaves

0.25 cup

Vegetable Oil

1 Tbsp

Yellow Mustard

0.25 tsp

Asafoetida

0.125 tsp

Curry Leaves

5 leaf

Fresh Garlic

1 clove

Red Chilli Pepper

1 chilli

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Rinse and chop the vegetables.

Cooking

1

Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadai and add the mustard seeds.

2

When the seeds crackle, add the cumin seeds (jeera) and asafoetida (hing) and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

3

Add the ginger, green chilies, garlic, and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 5 minutes.

4

Add the turmeric powder, besan, and salt, mix well, and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes while stirring occasionally.

5

Add hot water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

6

Add the coriander, mix well, and keep aside.

7

Heat oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, asafoetida (hing), and garlic, and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

8

Add the curry leaves, and red chilies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

9

Add the tempering to the zunka and mix well.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

14.6

Proteins

Proteins

5.0

Fats

Fats

7.1

Fiber

Fiber

2.7

141

kcal

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