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Vegetable coconut curry

DO you know how exiting it is to make something different ...for me this curry is a little unusual cause i am not a south-indian nor do i belong to a coastal region but i tried to make it as authentic as it is . and believe me it came out so good that i fell in love with this curry. one of my south-Indian friend gave me this recipe long time back and now it is included in my  regular  menu .  

Vegetable coconut curry

Ingredients :

1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp mustard seed ( rai)
1 whole dry red chilli , broken into pieces
1 big tomato , chopped
100 gms cottage cheese , cut into cubs
1 cups cauliflower florets
3/4 cup green peas
1/4. cup french beans , cut diagonally
1/2 cup chopped onions
6 cloves garlic (lehsun)
25 mm (1”) piece ginger (adrak)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 cups coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh)


Boil all vegetables till tender drain and keep aside
Heat the oil in a skillet add cumin , red chilli and mustard seed into it stir and add onion , garlic and ginger cook for 2-3 min . Or till it turn light golden brown .
Add tomato , green chilli , chilli powder, coriander powder and salt in it , cook for another 3-4 min and then add vegetables,paneer, grated coconut and curry leaves in it , mix it properly .
Add coconut milk and 1 tbsp of fresh cream in it . Turn gas on medium high and cook vegetable for few minutes . Garnish with coconut curls and cashew nuts . Serve hot with roti or rice

Note :

Remember to turn gas on medium or low flame when you add coconut milk in it to prevent curdling .

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sangeeta said…
Hi, I tried your recipes minal and all of them came out well .....i am a great fan of you and follow your blog regularly keep posting such good recipes ..God bless

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