Pithale (Marathi Dish)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Chickpea flour.
  • 3/4 to 1 cup - water.
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric.
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida powder.
  • 2 tbsp - oil.
  • 2 - green chilli.
  • 2 - small pods garlic, cut in small pieces.
  • 1 - small Onion (optional).
  • 1 - tomato, cut in small pieces.
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 2 cups - water.

How to Make Pithale (Marathi Dish)

  • Mix chickpea flour in 1/2 cup water to make smooth watery paste.
  • When the mustard seeds splutters, add asafoetida powder, turmeric, green chilli, onion and garlic.
  • Fry till onion becomes pink. Add tomato and let it cook for a minute.
  • Add hot water, salt, red chilli powder and stir well.
  • When the water starts boiling, add besan paste slowly, continuously stirring the water.
  • Cook till it becomes thick.
  • Serve hot. |