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Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Egg Recipes, Vegetables | 4 comments

Chalkumra Bhaji / Fried Hairy Melon

Chalkumra Bhaji / Fried Hairy Melon
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June 14, 2012

Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4

This is very easy, simple and handy recipe with lots flavour. Instead of egg you can use prawn. In that you need to fry the prawn with onion.


• 700 grams hairy melon thinly sliced

• ½ medium onion sliced

• 4 green chillies

• 1 egg

• 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

• 3 tablespoon milk(optional)

• 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

• 2 tablespoon oil

• Salt to taste






How to make:

1. Heat the pan with oil and add oil. Fry the onion till it becomes soft.

2. Add sliced melon, turmeric, milk, chillies and salt and stir occasionally.

3. Fry it till melon is tender. When melon is tender add egg.

4. Wait 2 minutes and stir it to mix the egg with melon. Add coriander leaves.

5. Stir it and check the salt. Remove from heat.

6. Serve chalkumra bhaji / fried hairy melon with rice or roti.


Rownak loves to cook bangladeshi food and share her bengali recipes on her cooking blog. Rownak is determined to introduce all the authentic bangladeshi cuisine to the world and let everyone realise what they were missing out! She is based on sunny Queensland (Gold Coast) in Australia. Rownak writes for a number of bangladeshi cooking blog.

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  1. Hi Does Chalkumra come in different shapes and colors?

  2. Hi Rownak
    cant seem to download ur ebook… would appreciate if u could help!

    • Please check your email. I attached e book. Thanks

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