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Boondi Poppy Seeds Curry

24 Aug

Boondi Gasa Gasala Kura.

Boondi is prepared with besan. Checkout the boondi recipe here. For this curry, oil is tempered with spices and onion is made translucent. Then boondi is cooked in milk and poppy seeds paste till done. Serve boondi curry with steamed rice.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Boondi Poppy Seeds Curry.


Boondi 1 Cup
Onion 1 Small
Green Chiles 3
Milk 1 Cup
Poppy Seeds 1 tbsp
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 4
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
Roast the poppy seeds till they change color and grind into fine paste.

Heat oil in pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles and onion.
When onion turns translucent, add boondi, milk, poppy seeds paste, turmeric and salt.
Let boondi soak all the milk and cook for few minutes.
Remove from heat and serve boondi poppy seeds curry with steamed rice.
Notes: Make sure not to overcook boondi.

Suggestions: If the boondi has lot of crunch, add more milk and cook for few more minutes.
Variations: You could also add a pinch of garam masala at end.
Other Names: Boondi Poppy Seeds Curry, Boondi Kura, Boondi Curry.