Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Kadai Masala Mixed Vegetables Recipe (With South Indian spices)

Ingredients :

Mixed vegetables-
  • 250 gm. cauliflower (Gobi), chopped
  • 250 gm. carrot, chopped 
  • 100 gm. green beans, chopped 
  • 1 cup green peas 
  • 2 whole green chilies 
Note: you can also use more/any vegetables (potatoes, drumsticks, raw banana, brinjal etc).   

Other ingredients: 
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • a bay leaf 
  • a pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
  • chopped coriander leaves for garnishing 
For kadhai masala:
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds 
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper 
  • 2 whole red chilies 
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 green cardamom 
  • 2 cloves 
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp peanuts 
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • salt to taste 
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 4 cloves garlic 
  • 1 big tomato, chopped 
Method :

Make kadai masala-

Wash all vegetables and chopped them, keep aside. Now to make the kadai masala, heat a pan. Put all the ingredients, except the turmeric powder, salt, and garlic. Roast for 1-2 minutes on the low flame. Remove from the heat and keep aside to cool down. When the spices have cooled down, in a grinder add all roasted spices, garlic, turmeric, and salt. Make a fine powder. Now add chopped tomato and 4 tbsp water. And make a fine paste.

Now Make kadhai Mixed vegetables-

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin, fennel, mustard seeds, Hing, and bay leaf, crackle them. Add mix chopped vegetables, stir very well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium-low flame. Now open the lid and stir again. Add kadai masala paste and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add a cup of water. Cover the pan, on a medium flame simmer and cook the vegetables for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the flame. Garnishing with coriander leaves. Serve with puri, paratha, chapati, or rice.

 Mix Vegetables 


Step 1. (Roast masala)

 step 2. 

All spices with Roasted masala 

 step 3. (Make kadai masala powder)

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 step 5.(make Kadai masala paste)

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 step 7. (Make kadai mix vegetables) 

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