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Ambadi Bhaji Recipe Revealed: STEP-BY-STEP Guide



Ambadi Bhaji Recipe

Ambadi Bhaji is a type of leafy green that is available widely in India. It is loaded with antioxidants, and vitamin C. Majority of people are unaware of the different ways of preparation of Ambadi Bhaji. Hence, we have mentioned the most simple, quick, and easy recipe here.

STEP-BY-STEP Ambadi Bhaji Recipe

Recipe By Ruchkar Mejwani
Course: Main Course Cusine:Indian Difficulty:Easy


2-3 minutes

Preparing Time


15 minutes

Cooking Time

30 minutes



200 kcal


  1. 1 & 1/2 cup Water

  2. 2 Bunch Gongura Leaves / Ambada (chopped)

  3. 2 tbsp soaked Peanuts

  4. 2 tbsp soaked Rice

  5. 2 tbsp soaked Yellow Split Peas

  6. Salt (as per taste)

  7. Jaggery (as per taste)

  8. 1 tbsp Multi-grain Flour (roasted)

  9. Water (as required)

  10. For Tempering <br>2-3 tbsp Oil<br>1 tsp Mustard Seeds<br>1 tsp Cumin Seeds<br>8-10 crushed Garlic Cloves<br>3 chopped Green Chillies<br>10-12 Curry Leaves<br>1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder<br>1/4 tsp Asafoetida<br>2 Red Chillies


  1. Take medium-sized Ambada or Gongura leaves, wash them well, chop them, and cook them in the pressure cooker in a container by adding water.<br>Either in the same pressure cooker or another also add soaked yellow split peas, rice, and peanuts into the cooker and steam well.<br>When the pressure cooker gives three whistles, turn off the flame and let it cool.

  2. Take out the ambadi bhaji, with the help of a whisk, and stir the bhaji well.<br>Then add the steamed rice, 1 tbsp multigrain flour to enhance taste and thicken the consistency.<br>Whisk the bhaji well.<br>Then add jaggery and salt while the bhaji is hot.<br>Then add cooked yellow split peas and peanut to bhaji and mix well.<br>Heat a pan, then add the bhaji mixture and let it come to a boil.

  3. Tempering the Bhaji

    In a separate tempering pan/ tadka pan, add oil, and mustard seeds.<br>Once the mustard seeds splutter, add cumin seeds, crushed garlic cloves, chopped green chilies, curry leaves, Asafoetida, Turmeric Powder, and Red chilies.<br>Let everything sizzle in oil for some time. Then add the sizzling oil into the bhaji and cover the lid immediately.<br>After some time, uncover the lid and mix well.<br>The most delicious and healthy Ambadi Bhaji recipe is ready!


    After adding the tempering mix into bhaji, cover the lid immediately to pack the flavour into bhaji.


    Do not skip jaggery, as it helps in lessening the sour taste of Ambadi Bhaji.

    You can customise the Ambadi Bhaji recipe by adding other ingredients like green peas, moong etc.

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