Indian zunka

Indian zunka


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About this recipe: This is a side dish cooked mainly in rural western India. Simple to make and a good accompaniment to any Indian meal. Serve hot or cold.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 large green peppers, cut into large pieces
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chickpea flour

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium high heat. Stir in mustard seeds. When mustard seeds begin to pop, stir in onion. Cook for 1 minute, then stir in green peppers, turmeric, salt and chilli powder. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and cook 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in chickpea flour, mixing well; cover, and cook 2 minutes more.

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We absolutely loved this. Served it cold with some poppadoms, it was delicious. Will definitely be making it again. - 24 Jan 2016

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