Wash the spring onion to remove any dirt clogs. Capsicum Zunka is famous Maharashtrian Subji (dry curry) that is basically prepared with dry roasted besan (Chick pea flour) and tossed with other dry spices. Mix well and roast for a few minutes till it evenly coats the onions. There are many versions to this dish depending upon region. Thanks, and happy vegan mofo to you too! Zunka is a traditional side dish from Maharashtra made with roasted gram flour. Lila Kanda Chana Na Lot Nu Shaak/Spring Onion Chickpea Flour Fry/Kandacha Patichya It excites me to see the Maharashtrian dishes you churn out as much as my Blr friends get excited about all the South Indian stuff on my blog. Patichya Kanda means spring onions in Marathi. Zunka is a traditional side dish from Maharashtra made with roasted gram flour. (Zunka gets drier the longer it sits. The website / blog owners do not claim responsibility for opinions expressed by our guest-writers. Separate the white bulb from the long green leafy part. Sprinkle a few drop of water if the besan starts to stick to the botton of the pan. This dish is traditionally eaten with bhakri, but there’s nothing stopping you from venturing towards other combos too. Copyright © 2018 Harini & Harsha . Roast the chickpea flour lightly, stirring, for about 5 minutes on medium-low heat until it smells fragrant. Mince garlic and chillies together well in a mortar, and set aside. Add roasted gram flour, sprinkling it all over the onions. Then add little more water and make this mixture to a thin paste. …and a couple of other recipes to try with spring onions: Hi my wife tried this recipe of jhunka and must say this was delicious !! Ingredients. Add to the pan chopped spring onion greens. Zunka is the most basic of all peeth perun bhajis. Yield:  Serves 3. Doing so helps the jhunka build moisture, which in turn helps to dislodge any sticky bits clinging stubbornly to the pan. Chop the white bulb into fine disks, and the green leafy part into 1/2 inch pieces. Serve with the besan zunka. Add the onions and saute. Cook them on a girdle till done evenly on each side. Ingredients for Bhindi Zunka Recipe Ladyfingers (bhindi) diagonally and thinly sliced 200 grams Gram flour (besan) 4 tablespoons Oil 3 tablespoons Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon Gre It enhances the taste of Zunka. I came across this version of zunka or jhunka at my workplace. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, chopped chillies, ginger, garlic. Spring onion dry sabzi goes on well with phulka, … * Inspired by the 'parippu uslis' around blogosphere, I opted for chana dal instead of besan in this zunka. Cook covered for another 3-4 minutes. . Add ginger garlic paste and saute 30 seconds. We or our writers shall not be responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience arising while making use of any information on this blog/site. One of the food suppliers to my office serves solely Maharashtrian foods and his cooking is really good. Chopped green chilies 3-4. Elsewhere in this blog, you will find recipes such as Sweet Corn & Spring Onion Soup, Spring Onion & Chilli Fried Rice, from Indian-Chinese cuisine and Spring Onion Bhuthi from our own Konkani cuisine. If you prefer to have it soft, sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of water and cook as before. Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp. Zunka is a dry Gram Flour preparation and the best part is that it can be made in just 10 minutes! Chop the white bulb into fine disks, and the green leafy part into 1/2 inch pieces. After seeds pops out, add spring onion, cook 1 tbsp water and cook for 5-6 min by covering lid till spring onion is cooked.Then add red chili powder, turmeric powder and garam masala, mix well. Hmmm. Make sure there are no lumps. Patichya Kanda means spring onions in Marathi and Zunka is one of the most simplest and quick dish made with besan / chickpea flour. They give a rustic yet airy feel to the pictures , Thanks, Nandita. Close the lid.Spring onion takes just 5 minutes to cook and reduces its quantity.Add Salt. Add the spring onion greens and cook for another few minutes. Follow with chopped ginger, green chilies and spring onion whites. Learn how to make Marathi zunka bhakar. If you happen to buy bunch of spring onions to garnish and have no idea what to do with the rest, here is a subzi for you to make, so that you do not have to really waste the rest after all. These are solely the opinions of the writers. You can use vegetables such as green capsicums and cabbage instead of onions. , We are a mother-daughter duo - a photographer and a film-maker. Set the heat to medium and add some mustard seeds to the pan. I’ll let the matter rest with a Shakespearean reference and point you to the blog becauseanyonecancook, which describes pithle and jhunka with more nuance. Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp. 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