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  1. Vegetables (carrots,beans,cauliflower and green peas) cubed – 2 cups
  2. Milk-3/4 cup
  3. Vegetable oil/Ghee
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Cream-1/4 cup( optional)
  6. Coriander leaves(chopped)-3-4 tbsp

For masala

  1. Onion- 2 nos
  2. Green chilies -2 nos
  3. Ginger- 1″ piece
  4. Garlic-2 cloves
  5. Cardamom-4 nos
  6. Cashew nuts (soaked in water)-10 to 12 nos


  • Cook the vegetables  with enough water,till tender.keep aside.
  • Grind the ingredients for masala with 3 to 4 tbsp of water to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil/Ghee in a pan ,add the masala paste and saute till done.
  • Add the cooked vegetables and saute for few minutes.
  • Add milk and salt to taste.Bring to a boil and simmer for  5 minutes .
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and cream ,remove from heat.

This curry goes well with appam,idiappam or chapathi.

Note:If you require more gravy add more milk
(Recipe source:Dr.Lakshmi Nair-Magic oven)

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1 Comment

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    Saee Koranne-Khandekar
    June 21, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Reminds me of ishtew, except this does not have coconut milk. Nice pictures!

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