Khichu, Bajra, street food, Gujarat
1 cup Bajra flour
2 green chillies
1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
½ tblsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
2½ cups water
1 tsp oil
Few curry leaves chopped
1 tsp oil
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
Pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp chopped garlic (optional)
Roast Bajra Flour till it gives nice aroma
Crush green chillies, cumin seeds and coriander leaves in a mortar to a coarse paste
Heat water in a pan
Add crushed paste, salt, curry leaves & little oil
When the water boils, add flour slowly and keep stirring with a wooden spoon to avoid lumps.
Cover & cook on a low flame for few more minutes.
Grease a small bowl, add Khichu, flatten the top and invert into a plate.
In the meantime, heat oil for tempering. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, asafoetida, chopped garlic & sesame seeds.
When it stops spluttering, switch off the heat and add chilli powder and mix well.
Pour on the Khichu and serve hot
You can make Khichu with many flours like Wheat flour, Jowar flour, Bajra flour, Ragi flour, etc.
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