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Maharashtrian Gram Flour Stew

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Trekking on Sinhgad Fort during rainy days and relishing on garma garam pithala, bhakari, served with kanda bhaji. yum... Miss those lovely days :( But lucky enough to be able to cook this simple delicacy at home. Tastes super delicious with Jawar bhakari!!! A must try recipe.
Ingredients
  Gram flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Besan)
  Oil 3 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Green chilies 6 Medium
  Garlic cloves 4 Medium
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
Directions

First take besan, add water and make a smooth paste.
Heat oil add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and onion, saute till onion becomes translucent.
Add turmeric powder and garlic and green chilli paste, fry for a minute.
Add besan paste, mix and keep on adding small amount of water till you get right consistency.
Add salt and garnish with coriander leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Maharashtrian Pithala
Stews in Maharashtrian cuisine are made using different lentils or lentil flour every time with seasonings and vegetables. Watch Madhura showing how to make Pithla or Gram Flour Stew with some common vegetables and spices. Ideal to serve with bhakri or jowar rotis!

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