Spring or green onion curry or Hare Pyaz ki Sabji is a simply and easy Indian recipe made from spring onions and potatoes. Spring onions has many health benefits, not only does it reduces the blood cholesterol levels but also reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. The vitamin C in this vegetable also boost the immunity. A spicy vegetarian (and vegan) dish, having the right mix of taste and flavours makes this recipe a great side dish.
What is spring onion
The green leafy vegetable with a whitish knot towards the end is spring onion. Cultivated form prehistoric times and having the taste of onions and crunch when eaten raw. Spring onions belong to the family of vegetables such as garlic, leeks, garlic and chives. These are believed to have originated in Japan or China, as there are references of spring onions in Chinese records from 2000BC. Spring onions are great with fibre content and is used in numerous food for decorative purposes.
This sabzi/ curry is not new to me rather, I have been eating it since childhood days, its only when I started cooking, then I got serious about the taste and benefits of spring onions. As a kid, I used to call it “hare pyaz ke sabzi”, where hare = green and pyaz means onion.
Spring onion benefits
Some of those benefits include being great source of Vitamin – C and Calcium. Spring onions also have dietary fibres, folate and minerals like potassium, iron and manganese. These green onions are a fantastic “green” to include in the diet.
Another reason I like spring onion is that its widely available and normally not too costly (in UK or in India).
This spring onion recipe
- Takes less than 30mins to make
- Acts as brilliant side dish.
- Is fully vegan
- Contains great nutritional value
- Is delicious in taste
Serve spring onions curry as side dish, or can be served as main dish along with flat Indian bread/ Roti/ Chapatti.
Below is a quick video edit for the spring onion recipe. This video shall give an idea how easy it is to make a good green onion curry.
You can read below the step by step recipe to make spring onion curry. You can print this too (or bookmark) for your future reference.
Vegan Spring Onion Curry
- 3 Bunch Spring Onion Each bunch with 5 stems, so 15 stems in total
- 2 Potatoes Medium Sized
- 1 Onion Small Sized
- 2 Green chillies Finely Chopped
- 1 Teaspoon Ginger Grated
- 1/4 Teaspoon Asafoetida
- 1/2 Teaspoon Carom Seeds
- 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
- 1/3 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Salt As per taste
- 1/3 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder / Amchur
- 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
- 1.5 Tablespoon Oil
- 1 Tomato Large size
- Wash the spring onion thoroughly and chop the green leafy part separately and the white onion separately.
- Peel the skin of potato and dice them up. Similar finely chop normal onion as well.
- Take oil in a Pan / kadhai and heat it on medium heat. Once warm, add asafoetida and carom seeds. Once they brown, add chopped onion and saute till they translucent. Add grated ginger and saute for one minute. Add salt, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder, green chillies, chopped tomotoes and let the spices roast well till brown.
- Now add spring onions and choppod potatoes, and mix well. Let this cook for about 10 mins.
- Your delicious spring onion curry is ready. Serve Hot and enjoy with dal, rice and chapatti or phulka.
- You can use any vegetable/seeds oil to cook this, however it tastes best when cooked in Mustard oil.
- Do not add any water, as being a green vegetable it looses water on its own while cooking.