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Milk, Maharashtrian Pithla

Makes one serving Ingredients: 1/4 cup Besan (Gram Flour) 1/2 cup Water 1 small Onion, chopped 1 Green Chili, chopped 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder 1 tablespoon Oil Salt to taste Coriander Leaves for garnishing

Nutrient details

Fats : 9.8

Protein : 19.3

Fibre : 7.3

Carbs : 7.3

Ingredients for this Recipe

Besan (Gram Flour)

1/4 cup


1/2 cup

Small onion, chopped

1 no

Green chilli, chopped

1 tsp

Mustard seeds

3 gm

Cumin seeds

3 gm

Turmeric powder

1/4 tsp

Coriander cumin seed powder

1/2 tsp

Garam masala

1/4 tsp


1 tsp

Salt to taste


Coriander leaves

1 tbsp


1. In a mixing bowl, add Besan and water. Mix well to make a smooth batter without any lumps. Keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let them splutter.

3. Add chopped onion and green chili. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.

4. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a minute.

5. Pour the Besan batter into the pan. Mix well with the masala.

6. Cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes, stirring continuously. The mixture will thicken and form a lumpy consistency.

7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.