Zunka – Jhunka – Pithla – Pithle!
There are so many words to describe this beautiful dish. It’s friendly for people who don’t like biting much and is also known as a chickpea flour porridge. Well, now that makes sense, doesn’t it?
The main ingredient that goes into making Jhunka would be Besan, Oil, multiple spices & herbs. As it’s served with bhakri roti, you’ll often find this dish titled “Jhunka Bhakar”. If you live in Maharashtra, you’ve surely heard this name more than once.
Considered to be the peasant food in Maharashtra, you will be surprised to know that everyone likes it. It’s not just limited to peasants and even regular households will make this tasty food once a while.
Jhunka Bhakar in Mumbai:
If you are looking for Zunka / Jhunka Bhakar near me in Mumbai, then rejoice as there are tons of them spread across the city. Unfortunately due to the lockdown, it doesn’t seem like these places will open up. All we can do now is wait.
Here are some of the best Zunka recipes in Hindi, Marathi, and English. Happy cooking!
Marathi (Video) – Madhura’s Recipe
English – Archana’s Kitchen
Hindi – Bold Sky
As this is my last post in the series, I would like to thank all of my readers who visited my blog and tried a few recipes. It gave me immense joy to see my insights and find link clicks on so many recipes. I’m glad I could be of help. If you have any doubts or requests, do check out the CONTACT ME page and we can discuss it.
Until then, Au Revoir!
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