Besan puttu / scrambled chick peas flour

This is a  perfect rainy day snack without frying (ready in 5 mins). If you crave for bajji/pakora on a rainy evening, but double thinking it because of its deep frying, try this, same flavor, same taste sans the frying.
Mix 5 tbsp. of besan (chick peas flour) + 2 tbsp. of rice flour + 1 tsp turmeric powder + 2 tsp chlli powder + salt to taste.
Add water and make batter with the consistency of bajji/pakora batter.

In a non-stick pan add a tbsp. of oil and fry mustard seeds, urad dhal, curry leaves and chopped green chillies.
Sauté chopped red onions and coriander leaves. (You can add thinly sliced bell peppers also).
Pour in the prepared batter and stir.Image
Keep stirring as the batter thickens.
Try breaking the big chunks while stirring…
This is just like scrambling an egg. If you don’t use a non-stick pan, you might have to use more oil.
And its done… This is traditionally a side for rice, but I like it as a snack.

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