The State of Chhattisgarh is known as rice bowl of India and follows a rich tradition of food culture .The Food preparation falls in different categories . Most of the traditional and tribe foods are made by rice and rice flour , curd(number of veg kadis) and variety of leaves like lal bhaji,chech bhaji ,kohda , bohar bhaji. Badi and Bijori are optional food categories also Gulgula ,pidiya ,dhoodh fara,balooshahi ,khurmi falls in sweet categories.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Khedha bhaji (wild amaranth) /खेड़ा भाजी

Ingredient: khedha  leaves,garlic,gram pulses,red chilies,salt,water,oil

In the first step, you have to wash Kedha leaves 4-5 times carefully.

Now fine chop the leaves. 

Take 7-8  garlic cloves and finely chopped.

Heat the oil (small quantity) in a pan and season with  chopped garlic, red chilies (1-2), gram lentils (soaked in water for 10 minutes) and let it cook for few secs.

Add a small portion of water in it. Add all the chopped Khedha leaves and spreads the half a teaspoon salt above it, cover and cook it for 10 mins in medium flame.
when all the water will be vaporized from the pan cook for  2-5 min more, until it is dry.

Khedha bhaji (Wild Amaranth  leaves) are ready to serve with hot rice and daal.
खेड़ा के पत्तों  को अच्छे से धो कर बारीक काट लें।  ६-७ लहसुन की कलियों को छीलकर बारीक काट लें।  अब  तेल गरम करें ,उसमें लहसुन कटे हुए , १-२ लाल मिर्च ,पहले से भीगा हुआ चना दाल डाल  कर कटे  हुए पत्तों को डालें और ऊपर  से स्वाद अनुसार नमक फैलाएं।  थोड़ा सा पानी डालें और ढक कर पकने दें।  थोड़े समय बात पत्तों से पानी बहार आने लगेगा , भाजी तब तक पकने दें जब तक पानी  पूरा  वाष्पीकृत ना हो जाए। 
खेड़ा भाजी खाने के लिए तैयार हैं।  


  1. kya kheda bhaji ke patton ke alawa uske dunthal ki bhi sabji banti hai?

    1. Haan banti jesa hum mungay ki sabji bnate hain vese hi hum isko bhi bna skte hain.

    2. Haan banti jesa hum mungay ki sabji bnate hain vese hi hum isko bhi bna skte hain.

    3. Please visit for kheda recipe.

  2. Kheda ko english me kya bolte hai?