Chef Gautam Mehrishi transports you to the hilly terrains of Uttarakhand and shows you how to make Jholi, a thick curry made using gram flour and curd in this episode of 100% Veg.

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min


  • For Jholi: 5 tbsp gram flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • salt
  • 4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • water
  • 5 tbsp curd
  • olive oil
  • 15 spinach leaves
  • 10 green garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • water
  • 2 spring onions


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Jholi: In a bowl add gram flour, rice flour and mix it.
  2. 2

    Add salt, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, chopped garlic and mix it.
  3. 3

    Add water and mix it.
  4. 4

    Add curd, mix it well and leave it.
  5. 5

    In a heated pan add extra virgin olive oil.
  6. 6

    Chop the spinach leaves.
  7. 7

    To the oil add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, green garlic cloves, Kashmiri red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  8. 8

    Add dried red chilli, coriander powder and stir it well.
  9. 9

    Add water into the jholi mixture and add the batter in the pan and mix it well.
  10. 10

    Add water and keep stirring.
  11. 11

    In a bowl add chopped spinach leaves, spring onions, cooked jholi.
  12. 12

    To garnish add spring onions, spinach leaves, roasted fennel seeds, coriander powder and Jholi is ready to serve hot.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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