Pithale | How to make Pithale

By Sakshi Khanna  |  6th Apr 2016  |  
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About Pithale Recipe

Fast and easy, this curry is made entirely with chickpea flour and a few spices

Pithale is delicious and authentic dish. Pithale by Sakshi Khanna is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Pithale is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 10 minutes to cook it properly. Pithale is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Pithale. Pithale is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Pithale is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Pithale at your home.


Ingredients to make Pithale

  • 1/2 cup - chickpea flour / besan
  • 1 cup - water
  • 1 tblsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch of asafoetida powder
  • 2 green chillies sliced from the center
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tomato, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups hot water

How to make Pithale

  1. In a saucepan heat the oil and add in the mustard seeds. Let it splutter. Add the asafoetida, garlic and saute until fragrant.
  2. Now add the green chillies, turmeric and tomatoes and saute for 3 minutes. Add salt, red chilli powder and all the chickpea flour / besan and saute well for 3 more minutes.
  3. Keep stirring and add all the water to the this mixture. If you stop stirring your curry might get lumpy. Lower the flame and let it thicken.
  4. Adjust for seasoning. Serve with hot rice or bhakri

Reviews for Pithale (3)

suganya Va year ago

Very nice.. In South India this is side dish of idly and dosai..

Geetanjali Khire2 years ago

sorry but we maharashtrians never put tomatoes in pithale.

Ankita Singh2 years ago


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