Tuesday, May 3, 2011


This is an easy, quick  recipe prepared from Besan or Chick flour.Its also called  JuNaka. Give it a try, have fun cooking.

  • 3 Tbsp Bansan / Chick flour
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 3 green Chilies chopped ( to taste)
  • 1 spring Curry leaves
  • Pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 squeezed Lemon

  • Heat the Oil in a griddle, add Mustard seeds, once they splutter add the chopped green Chilies,Curry leaves, Hing, and Turmeric powder.Saute for 10 sec.
  • Add the chopped Onion, saute for a min.Then add the chopped Tomato saute for 3-4 min,( until soft)
  • Now mix the Besan with a cup  of cold water, make sure there are no lumps, and add to the above spicy mixture, add a cup of water.Add salt to taste and sugar.Cook on a medium heat for 5-6 min.
  • Once the Basan starts cooking, it will dense, add water if required.( consistency is your choice).
  • Finally add Lemon juice and mix
  • Serve hot with Chapati or Dose.


  1. awesome julka, great with Dose

  2. looks awesome. will try some time:-)

  3. thanks Shaila.Try it out and let me know how it turned out..