Go Back

Spring Onion Curry Recipe

A quick and fuss free yet delicious spring onion curry to serve as side dish with chapathis.
4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • Spring Onions – 1 bunch
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 2
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Kalonji or onion seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp


  • Wash the spring onion bunch and chop the white onion bulbs from the greens separately. Chop the white and green part finely and keep them separately.
  • Chop the onion, tomatoes and green chilies finely and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with oil. Add kalonji and when it sizzles, add the finely chopped white part of the spring onion and sauté over high heat for 1/2 minute.
  • Reduce the flame and add the chopped onions and sauté till the onion becomes translucent.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Add chopped green chilies, tomato, salt and cook for 3-4 mins till the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and mix well. Add 3-4 tbsp water and cook for 2 mins till the raw smell disappears.
  • Now add the chopped green part of the spring onion and mix well and let it cook for 2-3 mins till it wilts.
  • Add 1/4 cup water (approx.,), mix well, close the pan with a lid and cook for 4-5 mins till the raw smell disappears and the gravy thickens up a bit.
  • Add garam masala powder, mix well for the flavors to merge well.
  • Spring Onion curry recipe is ready.
  • Take off fire and serve hot with chapathis.