Spring Onion Green Recipes
Spring onions have a very unique taste which go well with a variety of vegetables. Even though the white bulbous part is used, it is no match compared to the usage of Spring Onion Greens which is not only used as a garnish and but is also used in cooking. It is used in the Indian cuisine and is also a major component in Mexican and Asian cuisine. The leafy greens of spring onions provide color, crunch and a unique taste to all the dishes they are added to.
Spring Onion Greens Recipes, Street Food
As I already said before, the addition of Spring onion greens adds a certain vibrancy to the food. This quality is specially exploited by the street food vendors, rightfully so, to make their food better. Simple food like Chinese Bhel, which is slightly sweet, is elevated when the greens cut through the sweetness with its sharp taste. It is used in the same sense in recipes like Cheesy Noodle Cutlet and Steamed Wontons.
India is known for its street food and dishes like Chilli Garlic Noodles and Paneer Schezwan Frankie, which also use a lot of spring onion greens, are the highlight of such street food with their strong flavors. Another unique street food delicacy, Crispy Fried Corn, uses the spring onion greens to balance the sweetness of the corn.
Spring Onion Green recipes, Snacks and Starters Recipes
Paneer and Spring Onion Wrap
The winning combination of steaming momos tossed in schezwan sauce is irresistible by all, making Pan fried Dumplings the ultimate snack for kids and adults alike. Stir fries are everyone's favorite mainly because there is so much you can do, so many sauces and variations but one thing remains constant, that is the use of vibrant spring onion greens in them, Paneer, Mushroom and Cashew Stir Fry being one of them.
An oriental variation of the classic Panini is Chinese Panini, with fried noodles, Chinese sauces and spring onions and makes for a great snack, so does a Cheese and Spring onion Sandwich. Speaking of cheese, cottage cheese, also known as paneer, goes hand in hand with spring onion greens, and this combination plays out beautifully in Paneer and Spring onion Wrap.
A few of my favorite recipes that use Spring onion greens are
1. Gobi Manchurian
2. Schezwan and Spring onion butter
Indo-Chinese Spring Onion Greens Recipes
Being one of the most common ingredients in the Chinese cuisine, it is no doubt used in almost all their dishes. In the same way, the ever popular Indo-Chinese cuisine also uses spring onion greens the same way. May it be the classic dishes like Hakka Noodles or Schezwan fried rice where it is used for its unique bright and pungent flavor or the ever loved Manchurian and Manchow soup, where it doesn’t shine through yet plays an important role in the taste.
International Spring Onion Green recipes
Tostadas Stuffed with Refried Beans and Sour Cream
Crushed peanuts along with colorful vegetables and bright green spring onions tossed with flat noodles is what makes Malaysian Noodles a class apart. Apart from Chinese, the Mexican cuisine uses this ingredient largely in almost all their famous dishes like Tostadas or a Burrito bowl, with Mexican rice, beans, cheese and salsa. Whether as a garnish or as a part of the main ingredients, it always brings freshness to the plate.
When mixed with other greens like mint and parsley, it makes for a deadly combination which comes together in Fattoush, a Lebanese salad. As a hero ingredient, Mushroom, Cheese and Spring Onion Panini captures the essence and flavor of spring onion very well. Even when mixed with something as simple as cheese, you can make a delicious Quesso dip, perfect for parties and snacks.
Indian Spring Onion Recipes
Paneer and Spring Onion Paratha
As we know, the subtleness of paneer and sharpness of spring onions go well together. Mixing them together and kneading them in into the paratha makes for a delicious delicacy called Paneer and Spring onion paratha. If you're looking for a healthier variant, you can make Spring Onion Stuffed Oats Paratha where the healthy spring onion greens are stuffed into a paratha that is made with oat flour.
Hope you liked our collection of Spring Onion Green recipes.