Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal | How to make Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal

By Amrita Roy  |  19th Nov 2017  |  
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About Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal Recipe

Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal / Bengali Style Spring Onion Curry is an authentic style Bengali dish. Tel jhal is a type of method where cooking should be done on the bed of oil with no water or very less amount of water. This is a dish usually cooked during the winter season when there is a lot of production of fresh spring onions and brinjal. Slice of potato and brinjal has to be thin so that it cooks faster.

Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of West Bengal cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal at your home. Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal by Amrita Roy will help you to prepare the perfect Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 15 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Peyaj Shak er Tel Jhal.

Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal

Ingredients to make Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal

  • spring onion - 5 to 6 , cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • potato - 2 medium, elongated slices
  • Brinjal (Bharta) - 1 Medium size, elongated slices
  • tomato - 1 small, sliced
  • Green chili - 2
  • coriander Powder - 11/2 teaspoon
  • cumin Powder - 11/2 teaspoon
  • Red Chili Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • turmeric - 1 teaspoon
  • sugar - 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • mustard Oil - 5 to 6 tablespoon
  • Nigella Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

How to make Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add nigella seeds.
  2. Once it starts crackling, add potato and brinjal pieces and mix well
  3. Simmer, cover and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Now in a bowl , add turmeric powder (1/2 teaspoon), coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder and sugar and little water , mix well to form thick paste and keep it aside
  5. Add salt and remaining turmeric powder to veggies and mix well
  6. Add chopped green chilies ,chopped tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are mushy
  7. Now add the spice mix paste and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes
  8. Add chopped spring onions and mix. Cover and cook until tender
  9. Add salt and mix well. Switch off once water has almost evaporated
  10. Serve hot with plain rice.

Reviews for Peyaj Shaker Tel Jhal (1)

Anu Sachdeva2 years ago

Deliciously amazing!