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Phitti with Cumin and Coriander Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups of phitti (roasted chickpea flour)
- 2 tablespoons of cumin powder
- 2 tablespoons of coriander powder
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 2 tablespoons of oil
- 2 tablespoons of ghee
- 2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro

Special Equipment Needed:
- Bowl
- Frying pan
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. In a bowl, mix together the phitti, cumin powder, coriander powder, and salt.
2. Heat the oil and ghee in a frying pan over medium heat.
3. Add the phitti mixture to the pan and stir continuously for about 5 minutes.
4. Add the chopped cilantro and stir for another 2 minutes.
5. Remove from heat and serve hot.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 7 minutes
Temperature: Medium heat
Serving Size: 4

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 200
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Protein: 5g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Phitti: can be substituted with roasted gram flour
- Cumin powder: can be substituted with ground cumin
- Coriander powder: can be substituted with ground coriander

- Can add other spices such as turmeric, garam masala, or red chili powder
- Can add vegetables such as onions, potatoes, or carrots

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to stir continuously to avoid burning the phitti
- Add the cilantro at the end to retain its flavor

Storage Instructions:
Can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Can be reheated in a pan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
Can be served with a side of yogurt or chutney.

Can be garnished with chopped cilantro or freshly grated coconut.

Pairs well with rice, roti, or naan.

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Raita
- Salad
- Chutney

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the phitti is burning, reduce the heat and stir continuously.
- If the phitti is too dry, add a tablespoon of oil or ghee.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to store the phitti in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
- Make sure to reheat the phitti before consuming.

Food History:
Phitti is a traditional dish from the Indian subcontinent. It is made from roasted chickpea flour and is usually served as a snack or side dish.

Flavor Profiles:
This dish has a nutty, earthy flavor from the cumin and coriander, and a hint of sweetness from the cilantro.

Serving Suggestions:
Can be served as a snack or side dish.

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Region: Indian

Taste: Spicy, Earthy, Tangy, Savory, Aromatic