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Spring onion bhaji with besan, side dish for roti

Besan based Maharastrian style spring onion curry

Spring onion bhaji| spring onion zunka,recipe with step by step pictures and video, a simple yet tasty dry curry made using spring onions and gram flour as the main ingredient. When i heard this recipe from a friend, i was so curious to try it out at home. It turned out so well and no one could make out that it is spring onion. Generally i don’t buy spring onion much, as for indo chinese recipes, we use only a small portion and rest of them will get wasted. This besan based Spring onion bhaji can be made using capsicum, onion too.

Spring onion bhaji

Spring onion bhaji

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes
  • Serves: 2-3
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Spring onion bhaji| spring onion zunka,recipe with step by step pictures and video, a simple yet tasty dry curry made using spring onions and gram flour as the main ingredient

     Spring onion  2 bunches
     Besan | Gram flour| kadalai maavu  1/4 cup
     Red chili powder   1 tsp
     Oil   1 tblsp
     Mustard seeds  1/4 tsp
     Cumin seeds   1/4  tsp
     Garam masala 1 tsp
     Curry leaves  few
Salt  as needed
    

              Video of how to make Spring onion bhaji

Method with step by step pictures :

  • Wash and chop the spring onions very finely(both the green and white part together)
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  • In a pan add oil and throw in the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves to this.
  • When it splutters add the chopped spring onion and stir well.
  • Allow this to cook for a 2-3 minutes, till it shrinks.
  • Add the besan, redchilli powder and garam masala  at this stage and mix well.
  • Mix well and cover it and cook for 5 minutes, stir in between.
  • Don’t make it burnt, be careful.
  • Mix well and switch off the flame.
  • You can squeeze some lemon juice, if needed.
  • Always serve this hot .


Note:

  1. You can add a dash of lemon juice towards the end if you prefer the flavour of lemon.
  2. Spring onion can be replaced with capsicum also.
  3. You can add 1/2 cup of besan too.
  4. Capsicum takes few minutes extra to get cooked.

41 COMMENTS

  1. hi,
    I tried this today and the taste was gud, but once i added the besan flour all the spring onions got stick together and became like upuma. can u tell me where i might have gone wrong?

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