Gujarati Style Bharwa Masala

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Hello readers,

In my family everyone adores bharwan subjis ( stuffed vegetables ).. you can check out my Stuffed Okra and Stuffed baby aubergine recipes... you can keep bharwan sabjis for more than a day..I make few types of bharwa masala' I am posting besan wala bharwa masala, which is very popular in Gujarat...

You will need :-
  • 1/2 cup gram flour ( besan )
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp whole cumin seeds
  • pinch of hing ( asafoetida )
  • salt to taste
  • pinch of soda bi co
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp amchoor powder - dry mango powder ( you can use lemon juice )
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp cumin and coriander seeds powder ( dhana jeera powder )
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds ,when crackle add hing and gram flour.
Roast the gram flour on a very low heat till light golden brown. you will be able to smell the roasting flour.
Turn off the heat.
Add all the other ingredients and mix very well.
Your gram flour bharwa masala is ready to stuff vegetables like Okra, Potatoes, baby aubergines, bitter gourd, onions and many more.


  1. loved the very smell of this tongue tickling spice mix. awesome recipe.

  2. I think a recipe really magnificent and with much taste.

  3. I'll try this masala next time I make any bharwa sabji..I usually don't add that many ingredients...and the bhuna hua flavour must be awesome too.

  4. it is so simple and delicious!


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