Chalkumra Bhaji (Winter Melon Fry)

Chalkumra Bhaji (Winter Melon Fry)


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About this recipe: This is a very healthy and easy recipe. It is not very spicy, and can be served with ata roti (tortilla) for breakfast or with plain rice for lunch.

Jannatul_Nahar Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 1/2 kg (1 small) Winter Melon
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 big onion, sliced
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • Salt as needed
  • 3-4 green chilies, sliced in half
  • Pinch of turmeric powder


  1. Peel the skin of the chalkumra and grate it into thin light slices.
  2. Heat a pan with oil and fry the onion and garlic slices.
  3. Sprinkle the salt and add the green chilies.
  4. Add the chalkumra slices and sprinkle just a pinch of turmeric powder.
  5. Stir and cook until the chalkumra slices become soft and the water released dries up.

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