Monday, March 4, 2013

Mixed Vegetable Masala

Mixed vegetables masala is a vegetarian side dish recipe using Mild species. This one is a very simple version with the usual onions and tomatoes and the spices. It tastes really nice and goes well with chapatis and even as a side dish for pulav. Yesterday I made this recipe. Everyone in my family loved it, so sharing here...


Potato- 1 big chopped into cubes
Carrot& Beans- 1Cup
Peas- 1 cup
Cauliflower florets- 1 cup
Onion- 1 big chopped fine
Tomato- I cut into cubes (1big ground to puree)
Green chilly-1
Ginger garlic green chilly paste- 1tsp
Kasuri methi- 1tsp
Oil- 1tsp

Cumin&Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp each
Turmeric powder- 1tsp

Red chilly powder- 1tsp
Dry Masala Powder- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Milk- 1/4cup
Ingredients for dry Masala:
black pepper corns- 4 to5
coriander seeds-1-tbsp
cumin seeds-1-tbsp
Mix and grind into dry powder.

1.Add the chopped vegetables to boiling water and boil till 3/4th are cooked and set aside.

2.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a vessel and add cumin, mustard Let it splutter. Then Add chopped onions ,tomatoand slit green chillis and saute for some time.

3.Add ginger garlic paste and fry till oil separates. Now add the tomato puree followed by all the spice powders along with kasuri methi and salt.

4.When done add the parboiled vegetables and mix well.Cover and cook Cook till the vegetables blend well with the spices.
5. Finally Add the milk and cook for a minute. Remove from heat and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.