Besan Ke Aloo


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Best when served with hot plain rice.

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Besan Ke Aloo recipe - How to make Besan Ke Aloo

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  1. Combine the besan, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala ,salt and 1 tbsp oil in a pan and mix well.
  2. Add the onions, coriander and green chillies, mix well and knead into a soft dough.
  3. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into small balls.
  4. Boil enough water in a deep pan, add these besan balls and cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Remove the balls from pan and keep the water aside for gravy.
  6. Cut the balls into 4 pieces and keep aside.
  7. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add these pieces and saute till they turn light pink in colour. Keep aside.
  8. Heat the remaining oil in a pan, add the onions and saute till they turn golden brown.
  9. Add the garlic paste , turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, bay leaves and 1/2 cup of water and mix well.
  10. Add the water, in which besan was cooked and mix well.
  11. Add the fried besan pieces and cook on a slow flame for 6 to 8 minutes.
  12. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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This recipe was contributed by mishra.mahi on 17 Aug 2011

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