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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Gram flour/ besan
  • 3 tsp - Oil
  • 4 cups - Water
  • 6 - Green chillies
  • 4 - Cloves of garlic
  • 1 - Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

How to Make Pithla

  • Make a smooth paste out of besan and water.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, onion and saute till onion becomes translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder and garlic and green chilli, fry for a minute.
  • Add besan paste, mix and keep adding small amount of water till you get the right consistency.
  • This will take around 12-15 minutes.
  • Add salt and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi