Zunka Bhakar Zunka Bhakar is a well known Maharashtrian recipe, eaten using coarse grains like jowar.
1 cup Besan (Spilt Gram Flour)
3 cups Jowar Flour (Millet Flour)
2 stalks chopped Spring onion greens
3 tbsp Oil
3 chopped Onions
6 chopped Spring onions
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Red Chili Powder
3 chopped Fresh coriander leaves
A pinch Asafoetida
Salt to taste
Take a frying pan or skillet and roast the besan until it
leaves an aroma; remove and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and, when it turns hot, add the mustard seeds
and let them splutter a little. Add the asafoatida and the
onions, sautιing them till they turn a golden brown, add the
spring onions too and sautι them too.
Add the besan, salt, the turmeric and the red chili powder and
mix them all well. Turn it to medium heat, add two cups of water
and let it cook for about five minutes. Add the spring onion
greens and cook for another few minutes.
While this is getting done, make pliable dough with the jowar
flour and water. Prick the dough into equal parts and roll them
into flat pancakes. Cook them on a girdle till done evenly on
Serve with the besan zunka.