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How to make Drumstick/ Shevgyachya Shenganche Pithle ?

Drumstick/ Shevgyachya Shenganche Pithle ?

“Pithle” is Maharashtrian All-Time-Favourite food made with chickpea flour. Very quick and easy to make.

I added drumstick pieces to enhance the flavour.

Sharing my simple recipe with you all:

Ingredients :

  • 2 tbsp chickpea flour/ besan
  • 2 drumsticks cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small sized onion
  • 1/2 tsp green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 7/8 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2/3 kokum petals
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnish.

Method :2016-07-09 19.52.29

  1. Take chickpea flour in a bowl. Add 1 cup water and make a smooth paste and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a deep pan on slow flame.
  3. Now add asafoetida and cumin seeds.
  4. After cumin seeds change colour add chopped onion and saute till it become golden brown.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chilli paste and saute it.
  6. Add curry leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and drumstick pieces and mix well.
  7. Add 1/2 cup water and cover the pan with lid. Simmer on slow flame till drumstick get cooked.
  8. Now add chickpea flour paste and stir continuously. It will immediately start to thicken. Add more water if required.
  9. Add salt, kokum petals and mix well.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Serve Hot.13612357_841783165927476_1488893302663888328_nFB_IMG_1468066638185

Enjoy yummy hot pithle with rice, bhakri or chapati.FB_IMG_1468066641809

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