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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Sep 13, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Chowlichi Paan Baaji is a typical and appetizing green leafy dry curry made with cowpeas leaves and amaranth leaves cooked together with spices. This is a very popular Maharashtrian dish and often cooked during season.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Onions, Chopped 1 Numbers
Curry Leaves few Leaf
Garlic Cloves, Chopped 1/2 Teaspoons
Green Chillies, Chopped 1-2 Numbers
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Amaranth Leaves, Finely Chopped 1 Cup
Cow Pea Leaves, Finely Chopped 1 Cup
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Garam Masala Powder (optional) Pinch
Salt To Taste
Tomato, Chopped 1 Numbers
Freshly Ground Coconut Paste 1 Tablespoons


1. Heat oil in a hot pan, add mustard seeds and when they start crackling, add cumin seeds, chopped green chillies and garlic.
2.  Add few curry leaves, chopped onions and sauté until the onions are soft.
3. Add hing, turmeric, red chilli powder, and pinch of garam masala powder (optional). Sauté all the spices well, so that they don’t get burnt.
4. Add cow pea leaves and amaranth leaves together and mix well.
5. Add little salt and mix. Cover the pan with a lid and cook the greens for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, when the leaves are soft and tender,
6. add chopped tomatoes and mix well. Cook for another 2 minutes and then add freshly ground coconut and mix well and sauté for few minutes and then switch off the flame.
Posted Sep 13, 2012

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