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March 11, 2011

VEGETABLE PYAZ MASALA / KAIKARI VENGAAYA MASALA

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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
1 cup - 250ml
  • 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 number of green chilly if u want spicy gravy. The original recipe calls for 5nos )
  • 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



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33 comments :

Unknown said...

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

Rekha shoban said...

lovely n colourful curry!

Radhika said...

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.

Unknown said...

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

Puja said...

Wow..that sounds delicious!

US Masala

Indian Khana said...

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

Sravs said...

Sounds so delicious and perfect pics !!!

divya said...

looks gorgeous and healthy...

Chitra said...

yummy dish! :-)

Chitra said...

Thanks friends for the encouraging comments :)

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious flavours looks wonderful

Swathi said...

Delicious and colorful veggies. love this curry.

Suja Manoj said...

Flavorful and colorful dish..sounds yummy

Vimitha Durai said...

Yummy looking dish... Lovely colors...

Unknown said...

looks absolutely Fabulous!!!

swapna said...

Looks delicious with all the flavors....

Priya Suresh said...

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

Ana Powell said...

Lovely colour, a very moreish curry dish ♥

Harika baratam said...

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

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Vidhya said...

Looks wholesome and awesome.Making this soon.

Rajani said...

Very colourful, nice flavours

GEETHA ACHAL said...

மிகவும் அருமையாக கலர்புல்லாக இருக்கின்றது..அருமை..

SouthindianHome said...

Looks colorful and flavorful

Raks said...

Looks wonderful and clicks are so colourful!

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Very yummy and delicious gravy for roti.

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious dear...
nice clicks :)

chow and chatter said...

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

Sharmi said...

very nice curry and presentation!

Soumya Vineeth said...

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

Lakshmi ...Rasoi ki Malkin..northern and southern spices said...

Pretty much yummy to look at..

Unknown said...

colorful & Flavorful masala..perfect with roti!

My Kitchen Antics said...

beautiful pictures..