Bajrichi Bhakri aani Pithala (Maharashtrian Rustic Meal).

You can cook Bajrichi Bhakri aani Pithala (Maharashtrian Rustic Meal) using 24 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Bajrichi Bhakri aani Pithala (Maharashtrian Rustic Meal)

  1. Prepare of For Bhakari.
  2. Prepare 1 cup of Bajra flour.
  3. Prepare 1 cup of Whole wheat flour.
  4. Prepare to taste of Salt.
  5. It’s 1 tsp of Jaggery powder.
  6. You need 1/2 tsp of Sesame seeds.
  7. Prepare 1/4-1/2 cup of Hot water.
  8. Prepare of For Pithala.
  9. You need 1/4 cup of Besan/ gram flour.
  10. You need 2 cups of Water.
  11. You need 2 tsp of Chilli powder.
  12. It’s 1 tsp of Turmeric powder.
  13. Prepare 1 tsp of Ajwain/Carom seeds.
  14. It’s to taste of Salt.
  15. It’s 1 of Chopped onion.
  16. It’s 2 of Chopped green chillies.
  17. Prepare 5-6 of Curry leaves.
  18. Prepare 2 of Chopped garlic cloves.
  19. You need 3 tsp of Chopped coriander leaves.
  20. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Hing/asafoetdia.
  21. It’s 1 tsp of Cumin seeds.
  22. You need 1 tsp of Mustard seeds.
  23. You need as needed of Water to mix batter.
  24. Prepare 1 tablespoon of Cooking oil.

Bajrichi Bhakri aani Pithala (Maharashtrian Rustic Meal) step by step

  1. For Bhakari: First, mix the Bajra flour and whole wheat flour in a bowl. Add salt, jaggery powder, Sesame seeds, and stir well. Add 2 tablespoons hot water slowly and combine well with a spoon..
  2. Cover the bowl and keep for 10 minutes. Then mix to a firm dough by adding more water and keep covered for 10 minutes till Bhakri is prepared..
  3. To make Bhakri, divide dough in medium sized portions. Roll them and dust with rice flour. Roll out to a medium thick disc with rolling pin or press on a plate with hands using more Bajra flour..
  4. Then heat a tawa. Place Bhakri on tawa and smoothen the top by wiping it with water. Roast from base side. Then turn over. Roast the top side too. Then roast on flame till it puffs up. Remove and keep covered with cloth. Make all bhakris in same way..
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  6. For Pithala, first mix the gram flour with water to a thin slurry in a bowl. Add ajwain, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, and combine till there are no lumps..
  7. Then heat a pan. Add oil. When oil heats up, add Mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, hing and combine well. When seeds crackle, add onions and garlic. Fry well.
  8. Cook them till soft. Then add the gram flour mixture. Mix well. Adjust the spices. Cook while stirring till the mixture becomes thick and shiney. It may take 5 to 8 minutes..
  9. Keep stirring continuously to avoid burning the base. Then sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and take off flame..
  10. To serve, arrange Bhakris on a rustic plate. Serve the Pithala along in a bowl. Also serve spicey red chillies coarsely ground with cumin, salt and lemon called Thecha. Add some raw onions in the sides and your Bajrichi Bhakri and Pithala meal is ready! Enjoy!.

By Debra McCollins

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