A traditional dish from telangana made as evening crispy snack. Green Garbanzo Beans Sarva Pindi is a traditional dish of Telangana region especially prepared as an evening snack. Traditionally Sarva pindi is a crispy savory pancake made with rice flour, chana dal (lentil) and spices. This is an excellent variation using Green Garbanzo Beans. This dish is commonly called as Sarva Pindi as the name actually represents two words, i.e. Sarva which means a deep pot or pan and Pindi means flour (appa or a savory pancake made in deep pan), thus it is widely known as Sarva Pindi. Sarva Pindi pancake is one of the ethnic dishes from the Telangana cuisine.
Telangana cuisine was once the so called underrated rustic, spicy, pungent cuisine and is now getting the recognition it truly deserves. It is now being viewed as a distinct and sophisticated form of cooking in its own right, with explosive new tastes and textures, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Telangana cuisine is distinguished for its highly spicy and tangy tastes and flavors. The main aspects of this cuisine are the dependence on tamarind and chillies.
Recipe: Green Garbanzo Beans Sarva Pindi
- Chana leaves, chopped - 1 bunch
- Curry leaves, chopped - 1 sprig
- Green chilies, chopped - 2-3 nos
- Onions, chopped - 1 no
- Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
- Oats - ½ cup
- Ginger garlic paste - ½ tsp
- Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
- Red chilli powder - ½ tsp
- Salt - to taste
- Ragi flour - ½ cup
- Rice flour - 1 cup
- Ground nuts - ½ tbsp
- Green Garbanzo beans - 1 cup
- Oil - 3-4 tsp
- Water - as required
- Take a bowl, add chana leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, onions, sesame seeds, oats, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, ragi flour and mix all the ingredients well.
- Add rice flour, crushed ground nuts, crushed green garbanzo beans and mix nicely to make a dough.
- Apply 2 tsp oil to the kadai and place the dough and press it with your hand to make a flat pancake. Make holes in between.
- Add little oil in the holes and initially cook over high flame with lid covered on the kadai. Later reduce the flame and cook on all side by rotating in between until it is done.
- The green garbanzo beans Sarva Pindi is ready to serve.
Sarva pindi is one of the most favorite snacks. It has a soft chewy and slightly crispy texture that most of love to relish. The method of cooking this awesome snack is unique and cooked on a very slow to medium flame. This north Telangana traditional Sarva Pindi dish is a quick snack for all the kids and adults and can also be served as an evening snack or for breakfast. Green Garbanzo Beans Sarva Pindi is an amalgamation of various nutritious ingredients mixed together and prepared traditionally to give amazing flavors to the palate. This dish has all the goodness from oats, green garbanzo beans, rice flour, ragi flour, and the greens. This makes a very healthy and nutritious snack to most of the growing kids. Garbanzo beans are versatile legume that has a buttery texture and blends well with different spices to enhance the zest of the dish.
They give an awesome nutty taste and used in making a number of dishes across the country. Garbanzo beans are the main ingredient in making ofHummus, Falafel and many Middle Eastern dishes. Garbanzo beans or chickpeas are usually used to prepare a wide range of vegetarian foods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the UK as they are a major source of protein in a vegetarian culture. One such widely popular dish especially prepare in north Indian cuisine is Channa masala.
Aloo Chole is another dish that is commonly available in most food stalls in major cities like Punjab, Delhi, Karachi and Lahore. Apart from its goodness of providing its explicit savour and flavours to the dish, the garbanzo beans also come with a bountiful of nutritional benefits to keep us healthy and fit. These beans provide an excellent source of molybdenum and they are a good source of folic acid, fiber and manganese. They are a rich source of protein as well as minerals such as iron, copper, zinc and magnesium.
Garbanzo beans are extremely low in fat, can help lower cholesterol and improve blood sugar levels. Do try new recipes from different cuisines and enjoy new flavors and taste. Watch the video and do prepare this excellent Telangana snack and enjoy cooking. If you wish to try more recipes from different cuisines, and then feel free to click on: www.vahrehvah.com My rating: 4 stars: ★★★★☆ 1 review(s) You could always reach me at my below links: My Cooking Videos Indian Recipes Indian Food Regional Indian Cuisines VahChef Sanjay Thumma Enjoy Cooking and always remember that: “VahrehVah is all about inspiring others to cook”!