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Kerala style Vegetable Stew (Coconut Milk Veg stew / Thengaipaal Kurma)

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Posted on : 05/Jan/2019 17:33:37



 
 
 
Ingredients

  • Carrot - 1
  • Beans - 10
  • Potato - 3 medium size
  • Green peas - 50 grms
  • Coconut Milk - 2 cups
  • Onion - 2
  • Green chilli - 3
  • Turmeric powder - tsp
  • Mustard seeds - tsp
  • Cumin seeds - tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coconut oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt

Method

  • Chop all the vegetables (carrot, beans, one of the potatoes) and put it in a pressure cooker along with a pinch of salt.



  • Peel off the other two potatoes 
  • Add the peeled potatoes along with the chopped vegetables.



  • Also add green peas to the cooker and leave it for 1 whistle.
  • When the pressure is released, open the lid and mash the peeled potatoes with a ladle.
  • Take a pan and heat it with 2 tbsp of coconut oil.



  • Add Mustard seeds,  cumin seeds, Green chilli, curry leaves and chopped Onion to the pan.
  • Saute well for about 2 minutes.



  • Add turmeric powder, salt, cooked vegetables along with the water(used for cooking it) and mashed potato to the pan.



  • Add coconut milk to it.



  • Cook with low medium flame.



  • The gravy should not be too watery, but make it little thinner in consistency.



  • When it starts to boil, turn off the stove.



  • Add 1 tbsp of coconut oil to the kurma.



  • Serve the tasty Kerala style vegetable stew along with Idiyappam, Appam or Dosai. 

Note:
  • You can add a tomato after adding onion. 
  • You can add a tsp of sugar at the final stage of recipe to enhance the taste.
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Mrs. Lavanya Sampath