Aalan/Pithle | How to make Aalan/Pithle

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Created on 11th Apr 2017
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About Aalan/Pithle

bottle gourd cooked in curd (buttermilk) n gram flour mixture .

Aalan/Pithle, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Aalan/Pithle is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Aalan/Pithle has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Mamta Joshi is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Aalan/Pithle, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Aalan/Pithle. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Mamta Joshi. The recipe of Aalan/Pithleis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Aalan/Pithle is 10.0. This recipe of Aalan/Pithle is perfect to serve 4. Aalan/Pithle is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Aalan/Pithle

  • Bottle gourd(lauki) peeled n finely chopped 1/2 medium cup
  • curd 1 medium cup (200 grams)
  • water 3 medium cups(300mililitre)
  • Garlic 4-5 cloves peeled n diced
  • Green chillies cut into pieces 2 number or as hot you like
  • Gram flour (Besan) 4 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil 2 tablespoon For making pithla and 2 teaspoon for tadaka
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • asafoetida (hing ) a pinch
  • Salt as per taste.
  • For Tadka
  • mustard seeds few
  • Cumin seeds few
  • sesame seeds few
  • garlic 2-3 diced
  • dry red chili 1-2

How to make Aalan/Pithle

  1. Take curd in a big bowl add salt, gram flour, turmeric powder , water, N whisk / blend it well so that no lumps will be there.
  2. Heat oil in kadhai add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of hing, green chillies and garlic one by one and lastly chopped lauki(bottle gourd )...
  3. Sauté n cook covered for 2 mins(it does not take much time to cook)
  4. Add mixture of butter milk with constantly stirring ... Cook on high heat with occasionally stirring for 2-3 minute .
  5. it will thicken. now remove from heat.
  6. for tadka heat 2 teaspoon oil in a wok
  7. add mustard seeds,cumin seeds, sesame seeds, garlic and red chili.
  8. let it splutter ..wait for few seconds and then pour it on prepared pithal.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves n serve hot with bhakri /chapati/rice..
My Tip: it thickens after cooling. that's why prepare just before few minute of lunch/dinner.. consume hot.

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