How to make Chawli chi Bhaji -

This is a sabzi that can be a part of your roz ka khana – meaning your daily fare.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Runner beans (chavli), Scraped coconut (कसा हुआ नारियल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Chawli chi Bhaji

Chawli chi Bhaji 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chawli chi Bhaji Recipe

  • Runner beans (chavli) cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Scraped coconut 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Asafoetida 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Black pepper powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Slit green chillies and add, mix and sauté. Add beans and mix well.

Step 3

Add 2 tablespoons water, mix well, cover and cook till the beans are almost done.

Step 4

Put coconut, onion, little water and pepper powder in a grinder jar and grind into a coarse paste.

Step 5

Add salt and ground paste to the pan, mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
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.