Spring onions vegetable or kandha paat bhaji

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


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE SPRING ONIONS VEGETABLE Wash the spring onions thoroughly and chop the onions and leaves separately.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 5

Add chopped leaves and salt. Cook with the pan covered on a medium flame for about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring in between.

Step 6

Add roasted besan or gram flour and combine together.

Step 7

Cook for another two minutes on a low flame. Remove from heat.

Step 8

Serve spring onions bhaji or kandha paat bhaji with hot rotis or chapatis.

2 Responses to Spring onions vegetable or kandha paat bhaji

  1. Looks quite tempting.

    Can i substitute red chilli powder with black pepper powder?

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