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Besan Ka Pithla (drumsticks in Gram Flour Curry)

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Drumsticks - (peeled), cut in 5 cm pieces
2 1/2 cups 592ml--
1   Flour - sieved
2 tablespoons 30mlOil
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlMustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAsafetida
8   Curry leaves
2   Onions - finely chopped
2   Tomatoes - chopped
6   Green chillies - chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric powder
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
1 cup 40g / 1.4ozCoriander leaves - chopped
  Salt - to taste

Recipe Instructions

A Maharashtrian dish.

Boil drumstick pieces in water till the centres and seeds are soft. Mix gram flour with water to make a thin paste. Heat oil. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafetida and curry leaves. When the seeds pop, add the onions. Fry till the onion is translucent. Add tomatoes and drumsticks. Stir fry gently for 2 minutes. Add gram flour mixture, green chillies, turmeric, salt and sugar. Stir gently till cooked and creamy. There should be no lumps. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or rotis.



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