No more shedding tears! Try these delish spring onion recipes instead

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Onions bring tears to the eyes, yet a quintessential part of our daily cooking routine. Almost every meal requires this beloved ingredient to prepare the best of recipes.  Most importantly, how can we forget the joy it brings to our hearts when the meal pans out delectable! However, today I thought to do something different and take a break from the basics.  So, I’ve got many interesting things to articulate about the adorable and equally important spring onion.


Spring onions have a mild, earthy flavour, adding a distinctive taste not just to the rich delicacies but also to the most simple ones. Did you know that this exotic cousin of the regular onion is also available in red, yellow and purple colours? Not to forget, spring onions are low in calories and can be benefitted from in both cooked and raw form.  


Why not explore beyond the known and touch upon some of the yummiest recipes made with spring onions or scallions, another variety of it.   But, before going on this journey of recipes, here are some of the most amazing qualities of this humble beauty.

  • Is good for eyes keeps vision healthy.

  • Prevents cold and flu.

  • Aids indigestion.

  • Lowers blood sugar levels and boosts immunity.

  • Helps to fight cancer.

  • Keeps bones strong has anti-ageing properties. 

Now, time for some delish recipes by this nutrient powerhouse. These are all worth giving a try. Go on…


Hare Pyaaz ki Sabzi

This super easy recipe goes very well in both lunch and dinner menus. Serve  with garma garam chapattis, you will feel ghar wala pyaar in this endearing sabzi. 


Hare Pyaaz ke Paranthe 

You must have tasted all the famous varieties of paranthas ranging from aloo to gobhi, paneer, palak, methi and everything in between.  Also pyaaz ka parantha.  But this is not the usual version! Are you excited to make it in your very own kitchen? 


Veg Manchurian Dry

The popular Indo-Chinese dish, now in a dry version, but just as delicious! This will make you forget the world for a while with its distinct taste.  It is beautiful inside out, with spring onions making it all the more desirable. Just pop it while it’s hot to enjoy it to the fullest. 


Egg Fried Rice

A delicious, fuss-free and fulfilling meal, that’s what Egg Fried Rice is all about. The spring onions are like ‘cherry on the cake’ making it both charming and tasty at the same time! 


Egg and Cheese Poppers 

This can be the best snacking partner and you definitely won’t be able to get your taste buds off this beauty!  It is so lovable that no one will be able to say no to it. Try it today! 


Creamy Garlic Potatoes

This recipe will warm your heart and melt-in-your-mouth instantly! You’ll witness one of the most ravishing avatars of potatoes in this creamy and tempting version.  It is indeed vibrant, fresh and delightful for whoever tastes it. 


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.