Marathi Capsicum Zunka

    Marathi Capsicum Zunka


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    About this recipe: This humble dish of capsicums cooked with simple spices and chickpea flour is called Zunka - cooked mainly in rural western India. Simple to make and a good side dish for 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 capsicums, 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 capsicums, 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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