Lili Haldar Nu Shaak - લીલી હળદર નું શાક | Gujarati Visrati Vangi | Gujarati Recipes


In winter season we easily get fresh turmeric in markets. Gujarati cuisines has a unique recipe prepared from fresh turmeric. Lili Haldar Nu Shaak is an authentic and classic Gujarati shaak recipe. This Gujarati recipe is very old and a traditional recipe. In this recipe we have added green garlic and spring onions to make it tastier & yummier. Lili Haldar Nu Shaak is prepared in ghee which gives a different taste to this recipe and is prepared in simple masalas. 
  • 150-200 Grams of Fresh Turmeric (Lili Haldal) 
  • ½ Cup Whisked Curd (Dahi) 
  • 1 Cup Finely Chopped Green Garlic (Hara Leshun) 
  • 1 Cup Finely Chopped Spring Onions 
  • 2 Finely Chopped Tomatoes 
  • ¾ Cup Green Peas (Matar) 
  • 1-1.5 Teaspoon Ginger-Green Chili (Adrak-Hari Mirch) Paste 
  • 1-1.5 Teaspoon of Cumin Seeds (Jeera) 
  • ½ Teaspoon Asafoetida (Hing) 
  • 1-1.5 Teaspoon Dhana Jeera Powder 
  • 1-1.5 Teaspoon Red Chili (Lal Mirch) Powder 
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala 
  • Coriander Leaves (Dhania) 
  • Salt 
  • Ghee 
  1. Wash the fresh turmeric well. Peel it and grate it.
  2. Heat some ghee and add cumin seeds, asafoetida and add the grated fresh turmeric. Roast the fresh turmeric well in ghee on medium gas for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add green garlic and sauté it well.
  4. Add spring onion, ginger-green chili paste and stir well.
  5. Add finely chopped tomatoes and green peas. Add some salt and mix well. Close lid and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add dhana jeera powder, red chili powder and garam masala.
  7. Add whisked curd and mix well. Close lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Garish it with coriander leaves and Lila Haldal Nu Shaak is ready. Serve it with Bajri No Rotlo.