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Besan Ki Sabji (Spicy Besan Curry)

Ingredients:

For besan cubes:

Gram flour (Besan) – 1 cup
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric (Haldi) – 1 tsp
Asafoetida (Heeng) – 2, pinches
Coriander powder (Dhania)- 1 tsp
Garam masala – 2-3, pinches
Garlic paste – 1 tsp
Mustard oil – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

For gravy:

Onion- one big, finely chopped
Green chilies : 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Ginger paste –2 tsp
Garlic paste – 2 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric (Haldi) – 1 tsp
Coriander powder (Dhania)- 1 tsp
Garam masala – 2-3, pinches
Mustard oil – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Directions:

  • Make a thin paste of all the ingredients mentioned under besan cubes section.
  • Grease a plate and keep aside.
  • Heat little oil in a kadhai and add the paste.
  • Keep stirring the paste continuously at very low flame. If not stirred continuously, lumps are formed
  • Stir till the paste become very thick.
  • Now spread the thick paste on the greased plate and spread it evenly.
  • Grease your hand with oil and pat to even it.
  • Keep the plate in the refrigerator for 15 -20 minutes to set.
  • Now remove the plate from the refrigerator and cut the spread into small squares.
  • Either shallow or deep fry the besan cubes and keep them aside.
  • Heat oil and fry onions till dark brown.
  • Add green chillies.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and fry well.
  • Add dry masalas like; red chilli powder, turmeric (Haldi),coriander powder (Dhania).
  • Add and fry paste of masalas for ½ min.
  • Add garam masala and add water equal to the consistency you wish.
  • Add all fried besan cubes.
  • Give curry a boil.
  • Serve hot with rice and raita.

Serves/Makes:  2

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3 Comments

  1. Ruchi

    I love love love your cooking blog. Such awesome recipes with such good pictures. You make a vegetarian’s life in a foreign country so much easier.

    A big thank you!

  2. admin

    Thank you so much for the appreciation! I am glad that you found my blog useful.

    Originally Posted By Ruchi
    I love love love your cooking blog. Such awesome recipes with such good pictures. You make a vegetarian’s life in a foreign country so much easier.

    A big thank you!

  3. rekha

    hey!!! i belong to rajasthan and this dish is commonly known as khandli in locals. i am glad to see this recipe here. and there are so many types of making khandli. with palak. onion flavor also……….:)

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