Maharashtrian Kulith Shengole Recipe (Spicy Horse Gram Flour Dumplings)

Madhuli Ajay
Maharashtrian Kulith Shengole Recipe (Spicy Horse Gram Flour Dumplings)
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Kulith Shengole is a rustic Maharashtrian dish made using Horse gram flour. The recipe is simple and easy to make. Use freshly milled horse gram flour for best results. You could also make this for lunch when you have unexpected guests at home if you have horse gram flour handy, since the recipe gets done under 15 minutes. Serve Kulith Shengole on its own topped with a dollop of homemade ghee for a scrumptious light meal. You can also serve this proteinaceous Shengole with Roti, Bhakri, or Hot Steamed Rice for lunch.

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Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Horse Gram Flour
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2-3 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Lukewarm Water , as required

How to make Maharashtrian Kulith Shengole Recipe (Spicy Horse Gram Flour Dumplings)

  1. To begin making Kulith Shengole, get prep with all the ingredients and mix together the flour, half of the garlic, half of the chillies, a tablespoon oil, and salt in a Mixing bowl.

  2. Add warm water to make a stiff, pliable dough. Knead the dough well.

  3. Make log shaped dumplings from the dough. Cover and keep them.

  4. In a Pan/Kadai, heat the remaining oil.

  5. Add the mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add the cumin seeds.

  6. Add the rest of the garlic and green chillies. Add about 1-1/2 cups water and bring it to a rolling boil.

  7. Drop the dumplings one by one in the boiling water.

  8. Cook covered till the dumplings are cooked through (about 7-8 minutes).

  9. Serve Kulith Shengole alone, or with RotiBhakri, or Hot Steamed Rice for lunch.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 17 November 2016 16:38
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