Masala Curry

Mixed vegetables cooked in spicy coconut paste

Masala Curry

Mixed vegetables cooked in spicy coconut paste

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Vini Nambiar

Published On: 20 Dec 2005

Rating: 5
4 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Chop the veggies into big pieces.

Step 2

Pressure cook them along with the powders, salt, curry leaves and 2 cups of water, upto 1 - 2 whistles.

Step 3

Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 4

Add coriander seeds, aniseeds, cinnamon, cloves, pepper and garlic.

Step 5

Add coconut and fry, till it turns light brown.

Step 6

Add poppy seeds and fry again.

Step 7

Grind this to a fine paste.

Step 8

Add this paste to the cooked veggies.

Step 9

Adjust the consistency by adding required amount of water.

Step 10

Add more spices, if needed.

Step 11

Bring the contents to a boil.

Step 12

Heat a tbsp of oil in a small pan.

Step 13

Splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

Step 14

Add broken red chillies and curry leaves and saute for a while.

Step 15

Pour this seasoning into the curry.

Step 16

:- Serve with steamed rice, pappad and pickle or chappathis.

Step 17

:- After adding the ground paste, you can add a small amount (about 1/2 tsp) of garam masala powder for added taste.




This was really yummy.....thanks a lot.


wanted to try something different and this came out great. thanks!

Bindu Sriram

Mind Blowing... too good!!!

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