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March 11, 2011

VEGETABLE PYAZ MASALA / KAIKARI VENGAAYA MASALA

I tried this from Mallika badrinath’s cookbook.We had with chapathi / Roti. It was very nice. It got a similar taste of mixed vegetable masala in restaurants. Try this for ur guests.. I am sure they’ll enjoy it.

Vegetable pyaz masala 2
INGREDIENTS
  • Potato – 3 nos (medium sized)
  • Carrot – 2 nos
  • Peas – 1/2 cup
  • Big onion – 2  nos (slice cut)
  • Salt  & oil – As needed.
To grind
  • Tomato – 2 nos
  • Big onion – 2 nos
  • Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Green chilly – 3 nos ( Saute in little oil ..Please increase the green chilly if u want spicy. The original recipe calls for 5 )
  • Coriander seeds – 1/2 tbsp
  • Jeera / cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Pepper – 5  nos ( dry roast in a kadai separately)
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Cardamom – 1 no
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Ginger – A small piece.
  • Khus khus – 1/2 tbsp
To garnish
  • Chopped Curry & coriander leaves – Few
METHOD
  • Chop all the vegetables and pressure cook for 1 whistle. ( vegetables should not be mushy )
  • Slice cut onions and keep aside.
  • Now grind all the items given under “to grind” to a smooth paste adding required water.
  • In a kadai , add  1tbsp of oil and saute the sliced onions.
  • Add the ground masala & cooked vegetables.
  • Add the required water , salt and simmer the flame.
  • Let the gravy boils for 10- 15 mins to ooze out the raw smell of the ground masala.
  • Add water if necessary & stir in between. After sometime u get a nice smell and the gravy gets thickened.
  • Remove and serve hot garnished with curry leaves & coriander leaves.
We relished with chapathi ..

Vegetable pyaz masala 1

KITCHEN CLINIC

ONION :
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  3. It reduces the risk of head and neck cancers.
  4. Onions are used to heal blisters and boils.
  5. Onions reduces the cholesterol levels too .

33 comments:

  1. I tried a similar version from the same book and loved it...Urs look very colorful with all veggies...looks yummm

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  2. Love your version of masala Chitra. Unfortunately the first did not load in my comp. wish it had. loved the last click though. very colorful.

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  3. Delicious version chitra,luks tempting...very soft rotis,perfect combo.

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  4. Looks delicious with such tempting pics ....very different recipe..shall try it ..thanks for sharing

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  5. Sounds so delicious and perfect pics !!!

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  6. looks gorgeous and healthy...

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  7. Thanks friends for the encouraging comments :)

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  8. delicious flavours looks wonderful

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  9. Delicious and colorful veggies. love this curry.

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  10. Flavorful and colorful dish..sounds yummy

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  11. Yummy looking dish... Lovely colors...

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  12. Looks delicious with all the flavors....

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  13. Masala with full of flavours, such a delicious side dish..awesome!

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  14. Lovely colour, a very moreish curry dish ♥

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  15. Sabzi looks colorful and mixing all the vegetables gives yummy taste. Nice color too.

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  17. Looks wholesome and awesome.Making this soon.

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  18. Very colourful, nice flavours

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  19. மிகவும் அருமையாக கலர்புல்லாக இருக்கின்றது..அருமை..

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  20. Looks wonderful and clicks are so colourful!

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  21. Very yummy and delicious gravy for roti.

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  22. looks delicious dear...
    nice clicks :)

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  23. thanks Chitra for the kind words this curry looks fab with roti

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  24. very nice curry and presentation!

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  25. Thanks for Dropping in by my space Chitra, U too hav got a lovely space, glad to follow your recipes :)
    Love this masala, its really a good combo with chapathis

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  26. Pretty much yummy to look at..

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  27. colorful & Flavorful masala..perfect with roti!

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