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Besan Jhunka Recipe

Besan Jhunka is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup Channa flour (besan)
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 4-6 Green chillies
  • Some Curry leaves
  • Coriander
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 tsp - Mustard
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • A dash of Lemon juice
  • How to Make Besan Jhunka:

    1. Mix the channa flour (besan) in cold water thoroughly till there are no lumps.
    2. The mixture should be watery in nature and not too thick.
    3. In a small vessel, add 2 tbsp oil and get it to heat.
    4. Add a little jeera and mustard to the heated oil and wait till it starts to splutter.
    5. Now, add onions and saute with karbevu leaves.
    6. Add the cut green chillies, a pinch of turmeric powder and salt to taste.
    7. Add the thin besan flour mixture and keep stirring it continuously until you reach a semi-solid consistency.
    8. Reduce heat to low and squeeze a lime and add coriander leaves for garnish.
    9. Serve it hot with chapatis/puris or bhakris.


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