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Sorrel Bhaji Recipe

Sorrel Bhaji is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 200 g - Gongura leaves (sorrel)
  • 1/2 cup - tender ground nuts (peanuts)
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 10 curry Patta leaves
  • 6 Garlic cloves, crushed lightly
  • a pinch Methi seeds
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - Haldi
  • 4 green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - thick Tamarind paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • a pinch - Hing
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt
  • How to Make Sorrel Bhaji:

    1. Pick gongura leaves from stalks, wash and drain in a colander.
    2. Cook the leaves with salt and haldi (with minimum amount of water) till soft.
    3. Mash it with a potato masher or grind it in a mixie for few seconds and keep aside.
    4. Boil ground nuts with a pinch of salt till tender, keep them aside.
    5. Heat oil, add mustard seeds, methi seeds, hing, red chilli, jeera and curry patta leaves.
    6. Fry for a min till the mustard seeds splutter.
    7. Add chopped onion, green chilli pieces and garlic.
    8. Fry till the onion turns soft.
    9. Add sorrel paste, red chilli powder, tamarind paste and boiled ground nuts.
    10. Mix thoroughly and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes with lid, till the oil separates.
    11. Check salt and remove.
    12. Serve this curry with hot plain rice/dosa/idli (and of course, with some ghee).


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