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Katachi Amti – Maharashtrian Style

One of the most loved Gudi Padwa recipes, Katachi Amti is a delectable blend of spice and sweetness. Follow the Katachi Amti recipe given below to make this Gudi Padwa special food-


Ingredients:

  • Bengal Gram Water (chana dal Water) – 1 cup
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Goda Masala – 1 tsp
  • Salt – As required
  • Jaggery (Gur) – 2 tbsp, grated
  • Tamarind Pulp – ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 6 to 7
  • Coconut – 1 tbsp, scraped

Instructions:

  1. To make this Katachi Amti recipe, firstly heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chilli powder, goda masala and Bengal gram water, stir and bring to boil.
  2. Add salt, jaggery and tamarind pulp, mix well and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Heat the remaining ghee in a small tempering pan. Add curry leaves and pour in the prepared mixture once they crackle. Turn off the heat and add coconut. Mix well.
  4. Your Katachi Amti recipe is ready! Serve this Gudi Padwa special recipe hot with steamed rice.
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