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...

Ingredients
  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
Tempering
  1. Ghee - 1 Tbsp
  2. Shallots - 5 thinly sliced
  3. Curry Leaves - 1 Sprig
  4. Ginger finely chopped- 1 pinch

Preparation
  • 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.  
Notes
  • 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.
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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
  



13 comments:

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

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  2. Delicious stew. Looks very yumm.

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

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

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  5. Delicious stew....so full of flavours...happy to follow you..

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

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

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