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Kalijira Bhorta (Mashed Black Cumin)

Serves three to four people.

Ingredients:
  • Black cumin - 3 to 4 tablespoons
  • Garlic cloves - 3 to 4
  • Split green chili - 3 to 4
  • Chopped onions - 2 tablespoons
  • Salt - as needed
  • Mustard oil - 1 tablespoon
Preparation:
  • Clean and rinse the black cumin thoroughly.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the green chili, garlic cloves.
  • Add the black cumin and fry over low heat.
  • Turn off the heat as the black cumin seeds become crisp.
  • Blend the black cumin, garlic cloves, green chili and onions into a paste. A mortar and pestle can also be used.
  • Finally mix in the salt and mustard oil thoroughly.
  • Serve with rice.

2 comments:

RT N said...

Is the onion cooked?

Ali Khan said...

It is considered to be one of the most versatile types of seeds available as it has several beneficial features and uses. cumin seeds benefits