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Methi Zhunka/ bhaji


This is one more easier and tastier way of consuming methi. Maharashtrians make a lot of zhunka/bhaji also known as “Pitla” .It’s awesome when paired with Bhakris. Alas, my bhakri making skills not very polished L so I paired this yummy easy to make curry with rotis. You can even pair with a warm bowl of dal and rice. In this cold weather, this is sheer bliss.

Do try this curry and let me know your feedback.



Serves 2

Methi Leaves: 1 bunch washed, cleaned and chopped.

Onion finely chopped: 2

Tomatoes finely chopped: 1

Oil: 1 tbsp.

Mustard Seeds: 1 tsp.

Turmeric powder: 1 tsp.

Red chili powder: 2 tsp.

Salt to taste.

Sugar: 1 generous pinch.

Besan/Gram flour: 1-1.5 tbsp. heaped.


  1. Heat a pan add mustard seeds. When they crackle add onions.
  2. Saute till the onions are golden, add the tomatoes.
  3. Cook till tomato turns mushy, add powders.
  4. Add the methi leaves and let it cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
  5. Add salt, sugar and flour and mix well. Cook on a low flame for 10 minutes till the flour gets mushy and incorporates in the curry.

Serve hot with rotis or rice.





Hi, I am Kavita, the owner of this blog.There are many types of foodies; vegeterian, non vegetarian, eggeterian , so i thought foodies should be called "foodaterian". Hence the name.Like most of you, i too was an amateur cook who didn't know even the basics like how much water to be added to rice?. :) With time i have learned and would like to share and learn the recipes. Hope to get love and support from all you wonderful people. You can reach me at twitter:

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