Zunka Bhakri - Maharashtrian Dish


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Zunka bhakri - Maharashtrian dish is a traditional chickpea or besan based wet mix which is then tempered with mustard seeds, garlic paste and curry leaves. This zunka is then stirred with fried onion mix and enjoyed hot with jowar or bajra bhakris or rotis.

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Preparation Time: 30 Min   Cooking Time:    Total Time:    


  1. Mix water, onions, chilli powder, turmeric powder, curry leaves, coriander leaves and chick pea flour to make a `ghol' or a wet mix.
  2. Heat oil in a wok. add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic paste, ginger paste, chopped onions, chopped green chillies and salt.
  3. Stir till the onions turn brown. add the onion mix to the wet mix. stir briskly for 4-5 minutes till all the water evaporates. the zunka is ready.
  4. Serve with garlic chutney and `jawaar' or `baajra' rotis.

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This recipe was contributed by vinodsharma on 23 Jan 2001

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