Veg Hariyali is a tasty accompaniment that goes well with any Indian flat bread. Various vegetables are cooked in spinach puree garnished with some spices. 

“Mamma, what is the curry or sabzi that you have made  along with chapati? ” is the pertinent question that I get each day. Well, accompaniments do enhance the taste of food that we eat. Spinach makes a great accompaniment. Here, is another kind of  side dish that you can make with roti or nan. It is known as  Veg Hariyali.

Spinach can be used in various dishes. It is healthy and packed with calcium. This accompaniment is made in spinach base along with various vegetables. My other spinach recipes, do check it here:  Five ways to use Spinach

veg hariyali
Veg Hariyali
Veg Hariyali
Veg Hariyali

Ingredients for Veg Hariyali

  • 2 clusters of Spinach

  • 1/2 inch ginger

  • 2 green chilly

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 15 french beans

  • 2 carrot

  • 1 capsicum

  • 1 onion

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 1/2 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder

  • 1/2 tsp  chaat masala

  • 1/2 tsp of pomegranate powder

  • 1/2 tsp of chilly powder

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • salt to taste

Method to prepare :

  1. Cut the veggies to slightly big chunks.
  2. Remove the stalk of spinach leaves and chop it
  3. Blanch it.
  4. Boil beans and carrot  until al dente.
  5. Once the spinach is cooled, make a puree of it along with ginger, green chilly and garlic.
  6. Take oil in a pan. Add cumin, as it crackles, put in the onions and  saute for a while.
  7. Then add capsicum to it.
  8. Saute for a while. Let it be al dente.
  9. Add the puree and give a stir. Let cook for two minutes.
  10. Now, add the veggies.
  11. Put in the dry spice powders.
  12. Let cook for a while.
  13. Finally, add milk to it.
  14. Let cook for a minute.
  15. Veg Hariyali  is ready to serve.


Veg Hariyali

A tasty accompaniment which goes well with any Indian bread.

Course accompaniments, curry, dinner, lunch, Side Dish, vegetable in gravy
Cuisine Indian, north indian
Keyword curry, dinner, lunch, north indian, spinach, tasty
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 150 kcal
Author jayashree


  • 2 clusters spinach
  • 15 french beans
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 1 capsicum
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 green chilly
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp pomegranate powder
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 cup milk


  1. Cut the veggies into slightly big chunks.

  2. Remove the stalk of spinach and cut it.

  3. Boil the beans and carrot al dente.

    veggies boiled
  4. Blanch the spinach leaves.

    spinach blanched
  5. Grind spinach along with ginger, garlic and green chilly to a puree.

  6. Take oil in a pan. Add cumin, as it splutters, put in the onion.

    onions being sauted
  7. Once it turns translucent, add capsicum. Let cook until al dente.

    capsicum to be added
  8. Put the puree. Let cook for sometime.

  9. Add the veggies. 

    Put the veggies
  10. Add the dry spices.

    Throw in the dry spice powders
  11. Give a stir, let cook for sometime. Then, add milk to it.

  12. Let cook for a minute. Veg Hariyali is ready to serve.

    Veg Hariyali

Recipe Notes

Other veggies can be used here.




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