Chef: Deshmukh-ji, Shabri Restaurant, Hotel Parichey, Pune
Recipe Servings: 2
Total Cook Time:
Difficulty Level: Easy
About Zunka Bhakri Recipe: A traditional Maharashtrian dish, Zunka Bhakri has a chickpea flour base and a tempering of fried onions, mustard seeds, ginger-garlic. This side dish is eaten with jowar or bajra rotis.
Ingredients of Zunka Bhakri
For the ghol:
1 glass water
2 onions, chopped fine
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
6-7 curry leaves
7-8 coriander leaves
1 cup besan or gram flour
For the sabzi:
4 tsp refined oil
1/2 tsp rai or mustard seeds
1/2 tsp zeera or cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 small onion, chopped fine
1/2 tsp green chillies
1/2 tsp salt to taste
How to Make Zunka Bhakri
1.First you need to prepare the ghol.
2.Add water in bowl. Mix in the onions, red chilly powder, turmeric, curry leaves, coriander leaves, besan.
3.Stir all well. The consistency should be liquid like. Keep it aside.
4.In a kadahi heat some oil. Add mustard seeds and zeera.
5.Mix in the ginger and garlic paste.
6.Add the onions and green chillies.
7.Saute till the onions turn brown. (2-3 minutes)
8.Once done add the ghol prepared previously to the above masala.
9.Cook for about 5 minutes, till all the water evaporates and a thick yellow somewhat paste like residue is left.