Vaalchi bhaji or Stir Fried Basale leaves is a healthy dish which we make in Goa. This is also known as Malabar spinach. This is a zero oil dish and the preparation is very easy. Just mix the ingredients, add water and cook it. The basale leaves are normally bland in taste. The addition of jaggery and red chili powder makes this vegetable a bit sweet and spicy in taste.
This green leafy vegetable is healthy as it is rich in iron and other nutrients. Regular consumption can be used to in preventing anemia. People who have iron deficiency should include greens in their daily diet. You can also try this red leafy amaranth stir fry and zero oil pumpkin stir fry recipes.