Besan Jhunka

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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