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Kalijira Bhorta (Mashed Black Cumin)

Serves three to four people.

  • 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
  • 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.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Is the onion cooked?