Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Pithla Bhakri and Chutney

A very delicious and authentic Maharashtrian Dish..... Its a very very healthy meal. Mostly the farmers prefer this food for lunch as it is very very energetic and also keeps you full for a longer time....


Ingredients
For Bhakri
2 cups Bajra / Jowar flour
Water
For Pithala
2 cups Chickpea flour (besan)
1 or 2 chillies
few curry leaves
1 tsp each ginger and garlic paste
1 onion chopped
1 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
For Chutney
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
1 big pod of garlic
1" piece of ginger
Salt to taste
2 spoon yoghurt
water


Method
For Bhakri
1. Take the bajra or jowar flour in a plate. Take little flour and put water and make dough of it and then with hand spread it slowly.
2. Once spread put it on hot tawa and on the top brush water.
3. When the water dries turn it over on the gas and let it puff.
4. Remove and keep it in the vessel.
For Pithala
1. Put oil in a vessel. When it is hot add mustard seeds.
2. Then add the curry leaves and chopped chillies.
3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes.
4. Add chopped onions and fry for few minutes.
5. Add water salt. Let the water boil nicely.
6. When the water starts boiling slowly start adding chickpea flour and stir at the same time.
7. Cook for a few minutes and then off the gas.
For chutney
1. In a mixer add all the ingredients of the chutney and make a paste.
Serve hot Bhakri with Pithala and chutney.

12 comments:

Priti said...

Hi dear, how r u? It's gud to see the post...platter looks yummy....

simply.food said...

What a lovely hearty dish.We too make this bakri but we call them rotla and serve with aubergine curry.

Asha said...

Love them, great combo.

Asha said...

YUMMO!! I could use some of those right now. Looks mouthwatering.

Anisheetu said...

Thanks all for the compliments... great Asha do try out... thanks again :)

notyet100 said...

platter looks so yum,..

Umm Mymoonah said...

looks healthy and delicious. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving your comments

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This sounds so healthy. Nice recipe. Looks so good. YUM!

Happy Cook said...

It is the first time i hear about this Bhakri, looks really healthy and yumm.

Angie's Recipes said...

This is a very healthy treat! The chuteny looks awesome.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Angie

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Sounds so healthy. look good. Nice recipe... YUM!

Dershana said...

that's a wholesome platter! we make pithla too but never knew it was called that ;-)we eat it with crisp dosas.

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