Spring onions vegetable or kandha paat bhajiTweet
Spring onions vegetable is a popular maharashtrian dish made from spring onions, gram flour and spices. It is also called as Kandha paat bhaji . A simple and delicious side dish and tastes best when served with chapatis or jowar rotis.
- Spring onions - 1 bunch (approx 500 gms)
- Gram flour or besan - 1/2 cup
- Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- A pinch of asafoetida
- Salt to taste
- Oil - 2 tablespoons
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
- Cumin/jeera seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
HOW TO MAKE SPRING ONIONS VEGETABLE Wash the spring onions thoroughly and chop the onions and leaves separately.
Heat a non stick pan. Add gram flour and roast on a low flame till the raw smell is gone. Remove the roasted gram flour and set aside.
In the same pan, add oil. When hot, add asafoetida, mustard seeds and jeera seeds. Once the seeds starts spluttering, add onions and fry till they become translucent.
Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
Add chopped leaves and salt. Cook with the pan covered on a medium flame for about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring in between.
Add roasted besan or gram flour and combine together.
Cook for another two minutes on a low flame. Remove from heat.
Serve spring onions bhaji or kandha paat bhaji with hot rotis or chapatis.