Green Beans and Mushroom Bhaji ग्रीन बीन एंड मशरुम भाजी

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Bhaji or Bhajji  भाजी i s a spicy Indian snack, similar to a fritter, with several variations.  Frequently served as a snack, Bhaji are commonly breaded or rolled in Flour before being fried.  They are a popular street food in many parts of India and a popular comfort food associated with the monsoon season and rainy season.  This version is suitable for a dish served at meal time, and is prepared without any breading

Green Beans and Mushrooms Bhaji



Cooking Asian dishes with onions8 ounces Green Beans
4 ounces Mushrooms
1 medium Onion
2 ounces Butter
½ teaspoon Turmeric
½ teaspoon Chili Powder
½ teaspoon Salt, or to taste


First wash the Beans and Mushrooms.  Cut the Beans into small pieces.  Cut the Mushrooms into bite-size pieces.  Set aside.   Slice the Onion.

When ready to cook, heat a saucepan and melt the Butter.  Fry the Onion until it is pale golden color.

Add the Green Beans and Turmeric and fry for 2 or 3 minutes.

Add the Mushrooms, Chili Powder and Salt and cook covered over very gentle low heat until the Beans are soft.  Serve.


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