Farsan Bhaji

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Sometimes you feel like saying no to all vegetables. Then what to do. Let’s try something new with Farsan. You can actually prepare bhaji out of Farsan with very minimum ingredients. Some people prepare this recipe with Sev or Mixed Sev/ Bhujia. It is very easy to cook and quick one to prepare. But remember, this bhaji always serve hot with Bread/Pav/Chapati or Bhakri.

Preparation Time –  10 mins

Cook Time – 15 mins

Total Time – 25 mins


  • 3 Bowl Mixed Farsan (250 gm) or
  • 3 finely chopped Onions
  • 4 finely chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Finely Chopped Coriander leaves
  • 4-5 teaspoon oil
  • 1 bowl water
  • Salt to taste

Serves:  5 persons

Directions / Procedure:

  1. Heat the oil in Kadai or pan on low flame gas and add onion, saute for 5-6 minutes till the onion becomes reddish brown.
  2. Add finely chopped tomato, saute till the onion and tomato becomes soft and oil start separating from the onion and tomato mixture.
  3. Add chilli powder, garam masala powder and add one bowl water. Mix it well and saute the mixture for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Once the onion and tomato mixture  becomes thick, add mixed farsan and salt to taste. Stir all very well and cover it with lid for few minutes.
  5. Garnish with finely chopped coriander and serve hot with bread/pav/chapati/bhakri.

Ready to serve with your lunch or dinner.

Tips / suggestions:

  • Add more spice ingredients like cumin powder, coriander powder as per your choice.
  • Instead of mixed farsan use Shev (medium size) or Garlic Shev.
  • You can keep the mixture of onion, tomatoes and all masalas  ready. Before preparing this bhaji just heat the mixture on low flame and add some water if the mixture is dry, then add Farsan in it and mix it very well.

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  1. Interesting cousin of Shev Bhaji! Hahaha… Varsha, thanks for sharing this, specially on week end. I always run out of ideas for week end menu. This one will be an instant hit at my end, for sure!

    • Varsha Baikar

      Yes Anagha, you and your family members will love this one. It will be super hit 🙂

  2. Varsha what is farsan?

    • Varsha Baikar

      Welcome to My Recipe Blog 🙂 Indu. Farsan is a snack item which is a mixture of Aloo Sev, Gathiya, Besan Sev, Flaked Rice, Chivda, Papdi, Peanuts, Salt and Spices.
      It is very important part of Gujarati cuisine, Rajasthani cuisine and Sindhi cuisine.

  3. Looks yummy! would definitely try this recipe at my home to have ‘vegetable free’ days sometimes. :p 🙂

  4. Seems very delicious, thanks for sharing.

  5. code2cook

    awesome share Varsha, This looking so taste full and mouthwatering. I love farsan when in matki.. surely this going to be my trial next time.

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