Chawli Bhaji ( Healthy Subzi Recipe)


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You are sure to be using Cowpea, and even its vegetable, quite commonly in your cooking. Have you ever tried using its leaves, which are a storehouse of Vitamin C and iron? Chawli bhaji is a simple but tasty preparation of chawli greens. A puree of the greens tempered with a traditional combination of mustard, urad dal and chillies that is very common in south indian cooking. Since the chawli leaves are naturally bitter so you may find a little bitter taste in the subzi.

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Makes 4 servings
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Method
  1. Combine the chawli leaves, turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup water and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes or till half of the water dries out.
  2. Keep aside to cool and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, red chillies, urad dal and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the prepared chawli paste and salt and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once in between.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatIronFolic acidFibe
79 calories 4.9 gm 7.9 gm 3.1 gm 3.9 mg 166.5 mcg 1.1 gm
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Loves FoodJuly 03, 2012

Chawli leaves pureed and cooked with curry leaves, urad dal and Kashmiri red chillies to form a liquid pureed vegetable. By nautre, chawli is bitter but this veggie tasted good and is extremely healthy.

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Foodie #570492June 24, 2012

Same subji with different names in different books; but still no please. Very bitter. Instead of that try one with masoor dal or one with coconut milk. This one we just couldn't eat. Very disappointing.

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Reviewed June 24, 2012by Foodie #570492

Same subji with different names in different books; but still no please. Very bitter. Instead of that try one with masoor dal or one with coconut milk. This one we just couldn't eat. Very disappointing.

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Reviewed July 03, 2012by Loves Food

Chawli leaves pureed and cooked with curry leaves, urad dal and Kashmiri red chillies to form a liquid pureed vegetable. By nautre, chawli is bitter but this veggie tasted good and is extremely healthy.

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