Methi Pitla


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The addition of fenugreek leaves gives an exciting twist to the otherwise comforting flavour of traditional pitla, making it a suitable accompaniment for a variety of dishes, especially those like jowar roti.

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Methi Pitla is a variant of the evergreen Maharashtrian dish. The addition of fenugreek leaves gives an exciting twist to the otherwise comforting flavour of traditional pitla, making it a suitable accompaniment for a variety of dishes, especially those like jowar roti, which rely on the accompaniment for spice. The best part is that this tongue-tickling preparation is made using a base of besan and other common ingredients, and can be prepared quite fast too.

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Methi Pitla recipe - How to make Methi Pitla

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
  1. Combine the besan and 2 cups of water in a deep bowl and whisk well. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the methi, green chillies and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the besan-water mixture, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Serve immediately with jowar roti, garlic chutney and onions.
Accompaniments

Garlic Chutney ( Gujarati Recipe) 
Jowar Pyaz ki Roti 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy113 cal
Protein0.5 g
Carbohydrates2.3 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat11.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A224.4 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C4.5 mg
Folic Acid1.4 mcg
Calcium28.6 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.8 mg
Potassium24.4 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Methi Pitla
5
 on 09 Mar 16 06:12 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Swati. We are delighted you loved the Methi Pitla recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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10 Mar 16 10:05 AM
Methi Pitla
5
 on 30 Jan 12 08:06 PM