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Zunka is ideal for these who love their food spicy. A Maharastrian speciality, this dish is generally served with Bhakri and onions but you may also enjoy it with rotis if you do not care for Bhakri.

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Serves 4.
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  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and allow them to crackle.
  2. Add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and onions and cook till the onions are tender.
  3. Add the ginger, garlic and green chilli and cook for some more time.
  4. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, Bengal gram flour and salt and cook over a slow flame till the flour is lightly browned.
  5. Add 2½ cups of water, stirring continuously, till the Bengal gram flour thickens and leaves the sides of the pan. Cook over a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes till the besan smells cooked.
  6. Add the coriander and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.
RECIPE SOURCE : Swadisht SubzianBuy this cookbook
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 on 10 Jan 14 10:59 AM

This famous maharashtrian dish is available everwhere on the streets of mumbai and I was always curious as to how its made! this recipe seemed like its perfect replica..only a healthier one! I found the zunka very tasty and went well with bhakri and onions ofcourse!