Zunka Bhakri Recipe

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Zunka Bhakri
How to make Zunka Bhakri
  • Chef: Deshmukh-ji, Shabri Restaurant, Hotel Parichey, Pune
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • 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.