Zunka ( Know Your Flours )
by Tarla Dalal
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Zunka, especially when combined with jowar bhakri, green chillies and onions, is considered the quintessential marathi meal!
- Heat the oil in a deep pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and onions and sauté on a medium flame till the onions turn translucent.
- Add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and sauté for half a minute.
- Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, besan and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame till the besan turns light brown in colour, stiring once in between.
- Add 2½ cups of water, mix well and cook on the slow flame for 8 to 10 or till the besan leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.
- Add the coriander and mix well. Serve hot.
- To prepare healthy zunka include greens like cabbage, fenugreek etc.
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