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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.

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Ingredients:

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.

Method:

  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.

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Author:

Hi This is my chance to introduce myself. I am Parvathi, the author/owner of this space. I blog here about recipes that are simple yet tasty. I try to improvise on recipes without compromising on taste. Cooking is my passion. Though I am not very perfect, I love the imperfections and as they say “there’s always scope of better”. I like to follow that. I believe there’s a story for each recipe and the way it is developed. Also creativity is the secret ingredient of cooking. My inspiration for cooking comes from my mom. As cliched as it sounds, for me she is the best cook. 🙂 Cooking for me is a stress buster. Hoping this space help you too whip some amazing dishes and earn praises from your loved ones. Gmail: foodaterian@gmail.com Instagram: foodaterian Twitter: https://twitter.com/foodaterian

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