Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Vegetable Stew - Kerala Style

This is an easy , cream and mild vegetable curry made in every homes in Kerala, when there is any special function...

  1. Onion sliced - 1 big
  2. Green Peas - 1/2 cup (soaked overnight)
  3. Potato cubes - 4 medium
  4. Carrot cubes - 1 big
  5. Ginger chopped - 1 Tsp
  6. Green Chilly - 6
  7. Cinnamon Sticks - 2 
  8. Cardamom - 1
  9. Thick Coconut Milk - 1 cup
  10. Curry Leaves - 2 Sprigs
  11. Salt
  1. Ghee - 1 Tbsp
  2. Shallots - 5 thinly sliced
  3. Curry Leaves - 1 Sprig
  4. Ginger finely chopped- 1 pinch

  • Pressure cook potato, onion, carrot, green peas , ginger and green chilly with enough salt and 3/4 cup of water  for 2 whistles.
  • Release the pressure and add curry leaves, cardamom , cinnamon sick. Let it leave the flavour .
  • Slowly add the thick coconut milk and mix well. Do not boil. Just heat on low flame. Off the flame.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add the chopped ginger, sliced shallots and curry leaves. Let the shallots brown.
  • Pour it onto the curry.
  • Serve hot with appam , Idiyappam or soft bread.  
  • Use can also use pepper powder and lessen the amount of green chilly.
  • To make it more rich you can add cashew paste after adding coconut milk.
Check out combos for this vegetable stew..



Linking this to South Indian cooking hosted by Nandoo's kitchen , an event by Anu and  to WTML hosted by Motions and emotions event organised by Gayathri's Cooks Spot


  1. very very delicious and healthy stew :) such an flavorful one !!

  2. Lovely stew.. shall try your recipe :)

  3. Delicious stew. Looks very yumm.

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  4. Amazing looking stew Preetha. Would love to have it with steam cake for lunch or breakfast.

  5. Wow Preetha, the stew looks very delicious and you have made it beautifully...

  6. Delicious full of flavours...happy to follow you..

  7. Se ve muy exquisito la sopa y muy buena pinta,abrazos.

  8. yummy and delicious stew....Perfect with appam.......


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