Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Pithala with Drumsticks

Pithala with Drumsticks  - Prasad Naik

First take required number of Drumsticks to be put in Pithala. Scrape the hard cover from the Drumsticks, cut in pcs as per your requirement of size. Boil them in sufficient water with half tsp of salt. Once it cooked discard the Salt water and keep the pcs aside.
In a kadhai heat up 2 tbsp of oil, Add Rai, Kadi Patta, fine chopoed Green chillies, fine chopped Onion, 1/2 tsp Haldi & pinch of Hing. Saute till onion is brown. Add one chopped tomato and saute till it's cooked. Add 2 glass of water and let it boil for 5 minutes.
In other pan take one cup of Besan and add 1 glass of water. Disolve the Besan totally and see that no knots are left. Add handfull of chopped coriander in it.
Add besan batter slowly in boiling mixture by stiring the mixture all the time till the entire mixture is cooked well and turns viscous. Add salt to taste, Add cut Drumsticks pcs and ensure that mixture is not too watery or too hard. It should be soft in texture. If you keep it for long, then it gets harder.
Put off the gas and garnish with more coriander and Pithala is ready to serve. It can be eaten with Boiled Rice or Any Bhakri. Its Maharashtrians Delicacy

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