Besan Pithle


This is one of the comfort food which goes well with any type of Bhakri.

Easy to make side dish which is usually made in a hurry in our house when no other vegetable is available at home.

This pithla can also be made using drum sticks,spring onion or methi leaves along with Besan.


1 cup chopped Onion.

2 tbsp Besan mixed in 2 cups Water.

2 Green Chillies slit lengthwise.

2 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

5 Curry Leaves.

1 tsp Mustard seeds.

1 tsp Jeera.

1/4 tsp Asafoetida.

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder.

1 tbsp Oil.

Salt to taste.


Heat Oil in a pan,make a tempering of mustard seeds,jeera and asafoetida and curry leaves.

Add chopped onion and green chillies to it.Add turmeric powder,mix well .

Cover and cook for 5 minutes.Add besan dissolved in water and salt,Mix well.

Cover and cook stirring in between,till besan is cooked and water dries up.

Garnish with chopped corriander leaves.

Serve hot with Bhakri or chapati.

Happy Cooking !!!




Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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