How to make Boondi Ki Sabzi -

A delightful combination of crisp boondi and an onion.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Unsalted boondi, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Boondi Ki Sabzi

Boondi Ki Sabzi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Boondi Ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Unsalted boondi unsalted 200 grams

  • Tomatoes

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 5-6 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Tomatoes grated 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens sliced 2 stalks


Step 1

Heat oil in pan and add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add sliced onions and sauté.Soak boondi in sufficient water.

Step 2

Add chopped ginger, garlic and sauté for a minute. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and stir. Add grated tomatoes and continue to sauté for a few minutes.

Step 3

Drain the water from boondi.Cook the masala on high heat. Add salt, garam masala powder, chopped coriander leaves and boondi.

Step 4

Mix and cook on high heat for a minute.

Step 5

Garnish with sliced spring onion greens and serve hot.

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