Zunka | How to make Zunka

By sweta biswal  |  29th Mar 2016  |  
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About Zunka Recipe

Made from chickpeas flour, it is one of those dishes that are very popular with the masses in Maharashtra!

Zunka is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Zunka is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Zunka by sweta biswal will help you to prepare the perfect Zunka in your kitchen at home. Zunka needs 4 minutes for the preparation and 8 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Zunka. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Zunka. In case you have any questions on how to make the Zunka you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like sweta biswal. Zunka will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Zunka

  • 1 cup besan/chickpeas flour
  • 1 medium sized onion (finely Chopped)
  • 2 green chillis
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • cilantro for garnishing
  • 2 cups of water

How to make Zunka

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick skillet. Add the red chilli, asafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and garlic flakes. Fry till the garlic takes on a golden hue.
  2. Add the chopped green chili and onions. Fry till they turn translucent. Then add the besan and fry till it turns to a light brown color.
  3. Finally add the water, adjust the salt and cook till the zunka leaves the sides of the skillet.
  4. Garnish with cilantro and serve it hot.

Reviews for Zunka (5)

Vaishali Sankhayan2 years ago

It is ideally served with bhakar .

farzana sayed2 years ago

serve with what

gopa chakraborty2 years ago


Rekha Valecha2 years ago


Shalini Dubey2 years ago

love this dish! Thanks dear