|Jolada rotti, jowar roti, or bajra bhakri is said to offer excellent health benefits.|
Hibiscus juice is said to control blood pressure
|Hibiscus juice is said to be good for the health. Here is the recipe for hibiscus juice.|
|1.||Besan / chana flour / kadale hittu / gram flour / kadala mavu 1/2 cup|
|2.||Oil 2 teaspoons|
|3.||Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon|
|4.||Jeera 1/2 teaspoon|
|5.||Ajwain 2-3 pinches|
|6.||Hing few pinches|
|7.||Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon|
|8.||Roasted, split groundnut, 1 tablespoon|
|9.||Green chilies, finely chopped 1-2 or to taste|
|10.||Curry leaves, chopped, 1 sprig|
|11.||Onion, finely chopped, 1|
|12.||Ginger, chopped, 1/4 teaspoon|
|13.||Curd / yogurt 1/4 cup|
|14.||water 1 cup|
|15.||Salt to taste|
|1.||Coriander leaves, chopped, few sprigs|
|2.||Coconut gratings 1 tablespoon|
|3.||Poppy seeds / khus khus / gasagase / khas khas 1/4 teaspoon|
|4.||Til / sesame seeds / ellu 1/2 teaspoon|
besan, curd, salt and about 1/2 cup of water
to a utensil.
Mix thoroughly till there are no lumps.
Add the remaining water. Mix.
Heat oil in a thick- bottomed utensil or
non-stick pan till the oil becomes hot.
Add jeera and ajwain when the mustard splutters. Fry till jeera turns to golden brown.
curry leaves and green chilies. Mix.
onion and ginger. Fry till the onion becomes soft.
hing and turmeric. Mix.
the flame to medium.
Add the besan mixture.
Stir continuously to prevent lumps.
Turn the flame to low, when the mixture becomes thick.
stirring till there is no raw smell and the
mixture becomes shiny.
Switch-off the stove.
Transfer the mixture to the plate.
Flatten the mixture with a spatula or by hand dipped in cold water.
Sprinkle the garnishing items.
Cut into desired size pieces, after the mixture cools.
/ zunka bhakar / pitla is ready.
|1.||If you are going to eat / serve jhunka after sometime you prepare it, add coconut gratings along with groundnuts in Step 8.|
|2.||Use chili powder in lieu of green chilies.|
|3.||Use lemon juice or tamarind juice, to taste, as a substitute for curd.|