Mixed veg (restaurant style)
A delicious creamy vegetable recipe
Mixed veg cury is a very common dish available in most of the Indian restaurant .This curry is made with different seasonal vegetable in a onion tomato gravy .Restaurant way of mixed veg is quite creamy in texture . Here is a very simple way of making creamy mixed veg curry .
Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 20 min
Total time: 40 min
Potato choped - 1 large
Paneer cube - 120~ 150 gm
Carrot choped - 1 medium
Beans choped - 10~12
Culiflower choped - 8~9
Green mattar - 1 hand full (aprox 1/2 cup)
Capsicum choped - 1 small
Onion - 1 medium
Tomato - 1 large
Ginger - 1 inch
Garlic - 6~7 medium size
Cashew (soaked in water for 15 min) - 6~7
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Dry fenugreek leaves(kasuri methi) - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Kashmiri red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking - aprox 4 tbsp
Fresh cream -1 tbsp (optional)
Sugar - 2 pinch (optional ,to balance the taste)
Chop all the vegetable in small cubes & cut beans in to 1 inch length .
Roughly chop onion , tomato,ginger & garlic . Soak cashew for 15 minute in luke warm water .
Heat aprox 4 tbsp of oil in a pan/kadai .
Fry the choped potato for few minute on medium or low~medium flame .No need to brown it completely .
Then fry all vegetable excluding green peas . Saute it for 1~2 minute & keep it aside .
In the same oil add cumin seed & let it crackle .
Add onion ,ginger & garlic .
Saute on low flame till onion become slightly soft .
Add tomato & cashew .
Saute on low flame till tomato become slightly soft . Add some salt so that tomato will become soft quickly .
Switch off the flame & let the mixture cool down for 10 minute .With the help of a blender make a smooth paste of it .
Transfer the paste to the kadai & add all spices excluding garam masala powder & kasuri methi .
Mix well & cook for 1 more minute .
Add green peas & mix well . Cover it & cook for 2~3 minute on low flame .
After 2~3 minute add all fried fegetable including paneer & salt .
Mix everything well .
Add some water,Mix it well .
Add kasuri methi , garam masala powder & mix well .
Cover it & cook for 7~8 minute on low flame till the vegitables become soft . By the time the gravy will become slightly thick .
When vegitables are cooked properly remove the lid & add fresh cream & sugar .Mix well & switch off the flame .
Now mix veg is ready to be served .Taste great with any kind of indian bread like naan , chapati ,rumali roti ,paratha etc.
You can also add cabbage , sweet corn ,choped babby corn , mushroom , brocoli etc .
To make it more healthy you can skip of frying vegitables & cook it in the gravy itself for a longer time .
Insted of cream you can add some milk at the end .(aprox 1/2 cup)
Nutritional Information per 150 gm :
Energy :94 calories
Protein : 2.3 gm
Fat : 3.3 gm
Carbohydrates : 14.2 gm
Fibre : 4.0 gm
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