Instant Zunka Pithla Recipe

Instant Zunka Pithla Recipe – Add some spice to your life with this traditional Maharashtrian preparation made with besan (Bengal gram flour), garlic & chillies. It can be cooked in two different ways – with water or with buttermilk. Pair it with rice or roti.


  • Prep Time 1 Minutes
  • Cook Time 7 Minutes
  • Total Time 8 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People
  • Calories 245 kcal

Chickpea flour, onion, rice bran oil, garlic, green chillies, coriander, salt, red chillies, jeera, asafoetida, turmeric, mustard seeds, sugar.


  1. Empty packet (200g) in an empty bowl.
  2. Add 220ml cold water and mix well.
  3. Place kadhai on a cooktop, add 300ml water & let the water boil.
  4. Once water starts boiling, pour the besan & cold water mixture into the kadhai & start stirring. Keep stirring till the Zunka thickens in about 3 minutes to your liking.
  5. Garnish with onion, fresh coriander & green chillies.


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