Pithala . | How to make Pithala .

By Latha Nair  |  6th Mar 2018  |  
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  • Pithala ., How to make Pithala .
Pithala .by Latha Nair
  • Prep Time

    8

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    3

    People

2

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About Pithala . Recipe

A popular dish of Maharastra, as served as a sidedish for chapathi or rice. This s very popular in south India also, especially Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu. Here they call it as Bombay Chutney. They serve as a sidedish for idli, dosa, poori & chapathi. Here they use tomatoes also. That s also tasty.

Pithala .

Ingredients to make Pithala .

  • onion 1 1/2 chopped
  • green chillies 3, chopped
  • ginger a small piece. Chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves crushed
  • oil 1tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  • jeera 1/4 tsp
  • Channa dal 1/4 tsp
  • Hinges a pinch
  • turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • lemon juice 1/2 tsp. Or according to taste.
  • Basan 1tbsp
  • water 2 cups.
  • salt.
  • coriander leaves

How to make Pithala .

  1. Mix basan with some water & make a paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Put mustard seeds , jeera & channa dal. When it splutters Add chillies,ginger & garlic. Fry well.
  3. Then add onion. Fry well.
  4. Add 2 cups of water. When it starts boiling add basan mixture, turmeric, hing & salt. Cover & Cook well till the gravy is thick.
  5. Add lemon juice & coriander leaves. . Stir well. Remove from fire.
  6. Serve hot with any dish, rice or rotis.

My Tip:

Try to take hot. If not, add only hot water to get desired consistency. In south, people add tomatoes also.

Reviews for Pithala . (1)

Hema Mallik8 months ago

Simple yet delicious.
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Latha Nair
8 months ago
Tks Hema.