Aaluchi Patal Bhaji Recipe - Popular Maharashtrian dish made with colocassia leaves

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Colocassia leaves (arbi ke patte) , Split Bengal gram (chana dal)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course_Veg

Aaluchi Patal Bhaji

Aaluchi Patal Bhaji Recipe - How to make Aaluchi Patal Bhaji


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Colocassia leaves (arbi ke patte) shredded8

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Tamarind pulp 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 4 cloves

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Gram flour (besan) 3 tablespoons

  • Raw peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut scraped 1/2 cup


Step 1

Boil arbi leaves with salt, one and a half tablespoons of tamarind pulp and chana dal in four cups of water till done. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, fenugreek seeds, garlic and sauté for one minute.

Step 2

Add green chillies, turmeric powder and sauté for half a minute. Add besan, mix and sauté for a minute. Add the boiled mixture and half a cup of water if required.

Step 3

Adjust salt and stir. Add raw peanuts and adjust water. Cook for five minutes and add grated jaggery. Bring to a boil again and add the remaining tamarind pulp and mix.

Step 4

Add scraped coconut and some more water if required and cook on medium heat for half an hour, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.

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