Boondi ki sabji

A Rajasthani dish which is very easy to prepare but has a very nice flavor. Rajasthani recipes uses basic ingredients available in the kitchen and turns them to delicious dishes by adding various dry spices to it. I usually used to prepare boondi sabji when no other vegetable is available to me and also if i am looking for some spicy sabji to eat.

Servings: 2

Boondi sabji

Boondi sabji


Boondi unsalted: 250 gm

Onion: 1 chopped

Tomatoes: 1 chopped

Green chili: 1 chopped

Ginger: 1 tbsp grated

Garlic: 1/2 tsp chopped

Salt: to taste

Red chili powder: 1/4 tsp

Garam masala: 1/4 tsp

Jeera powder or cumin powder: 1/4 tsp

Coriander powder or dhania powder: 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp

Oil: 2 tbsp

Cumin seeds: 2 tbsp

Coriander: for garnishing


1. Soak boondi in water for 10 minutes and then drain the water.

2. Heat oil in a kadai. Add cumin seeds. Add ginger, garlic and saute for a minute.

3. Add chopped onions and saute till they become translucent.

4. Add chopped tomatoes and green chili. Cook till tomato becomes soft. Add turmeric powder, jeera powder, coriander powder and saute.

5. Add boondi, salt, garam masala, and mix. Add little water and simmer on high heat till water evaporates.

6. Transfer it to a serving bowl. Garnish with coriander and serve with chapatis or parathas.



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