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March 14, 2012

VEGETABLE STEW– SIDE DISH FOR AAPAM


VEG STEW

I wanted to try a traditional vegetable stew recipe for a long time and i finally got it from my neighbour.Big thanks to her. It was a super hit @home. We loved it. It was very simple to prepare , flavourful and delicious to relish with aapam. I’ll soon post the traditional aapam recipe.My husband loved this combo. What else i need Smile
Do check out my aapam recipe using idli,dosa batter if interested.

 

INGREDIENTS

Thick Coconut milk 1/2 cup
Boiled Milk 1/2 cup
Carrot 1 no
Potato 1 no
Big onion 2 nos
Green chilly 2 nos
Ginger 1 inch piece
Salt As needed
Water As needed
Curry leaves Few
Coconut oil 2 tbsp
Cinnamon 1 inch piece
Cloves 2 nos
Black pepper 1/2 tsp             
Cardamom 1 no

      METHOD
      1. Heat coconut oil in a kadai,saute the spices.Then add onion slices. Sauté till it turns transparent . Now add the slit green chillies and chopped ginger pieces.Sauté for a minute.Then add the chopped carrot and potato pieces. Toss well.
      2. Now add the water and salt to cook the vegetables. Close the kadai with a lid and allow the veggies to cook completely. Meanwhile , add little warm water to the grated coconut and grind in the mixie. Extract the thick milk from it. Set aside.
      3. After the vegetables are cooked , add the coconut milk and boil for few seconds.Remove the kadai from stove and add the boiled milk. Stir well & transfer the stew into a serving bowl and add the raw pinched curry leaves. Close it with a lid to retain the aroma.
      Enjoy with hot appam !!
      AAPAM STEW


      NOTES
      1. Coconut oil gives the flavor to this stew. So please don’t substitute it with cooking oil.
      2. If u feel the gravy is very thick , u can add milk at any time even during serving. Also adjust the salt accordingly.

      26 comments:

      1. This is the best comibation.I too make this whenever I make appam, But I don't milk. Next time I will try that :)

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      2. never tried this, yummy stew. Tempting me a lot

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      3. Appams and stew... nothing like it ..absolutely divine !

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      4. Havent had this combination, looks yum

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      5. I just love this combination...looks perfect

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      6. Lovely stew !! I love that with Appam !!

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      7. just love this combo...looks very tempting and delicious.

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      8. Delicious looking stew, looks so good!

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      9. Ohhhh that would make an awesome combo.. drooling here

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      10. Very yummy n creamy stew,looks so healthy.

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      11. This is such a wonderful recipe..Thanks for posting it..Bookmarked..

        Aarthi
        http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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      12. Lovely stew..perfect with appams

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      13. Milk is an extra additon that i have never tried in the stew. Must add to the creamy texture. I will use this tip soon!

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      14. That was simply gorgeous. Love to have it.

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      15. Pretty…
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      16. Hi Chitra.. I just bumped into your blog by chance. And I've fallen in love with it! You've got some delicious traditional recipes that I had long forgotten about! And the pics are great too! :)
        -
        Kavi (Edible Entertainment)

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      17. Stew is my favorite combination for aapams.

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