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Takla Bhajji

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: seasonal
Servings: 4
Author: Aditi Prabhu


  • Wok


  • 2-3 bunches Takla
  • 2 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Jaggery
  • Coconut * optional
  • 1-2 Tsp Oil
  • Salt
  • Chilli powder


  • Open the Takla bunches and soak it in water for few minutes then thoroughly wash them under running water.
  • Clean the Takla and use only the leaves.
  • In a dekchi/kadhai, heat oil.
  • Add in the finely chopped onion and sauté it till it turns pinkish brown.
  • Add in the finely chopped Takla leaves.
  • Let it cook for 5-7 minutes (Duration of cooking may vary depending on how tender the leaves are.) If you feel the vegetable is getting to dry add in some water or cover it with a lid and pour some water over it.
  • Once done, add in salt, chili powder, and jaggery as per taste.
  • If you want to add in coconut, that goes in the end.
  • Serve it hot with a bhakri or dal-rice.