Monday, September 3, 2012

VEGETABLE PAYA

One of famous south Indian side dish which goes well with any kinda bread like Chappathi, Poori, Roti etc. It can be in white colour as well if turmeric & red chilli are not added. 


Ingredients


Red onion- 1ea(finely chopped)
Tomato- 1ea (finely chopped)
Potato- 1 ea (finely chopped)
Carrot- 1ea( finely chopped)
Beans- 10 ea( chopped)
Peas- 1 cup ( i used frozen)
Red chilli powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Cloves- 2 ea
Cardamom- 2 ea
Cinnamon stick- 1 cm
Fennel seed- 1 tsp
Cilantro- 2 tbsp
Mint- 2 tbsp

Paste 1


Garlic- 10 cloves
Ginger- 1 tbsp
Fennel seed- 1/2 tsp
G.chillies- 3 ea
Cardamom- 1 ea
Cloves- 2 ea
Shallot onion- 3 ea

Grind to a course paste with little water.

Paste 2


Coconut-1/2 cup
Poppy seed- 2 tsp
Cashew - 6 no
Soak the poppy seed & cashew  in a little warm water & grind with  coconut to a fine paste.

Method



Heat oil in a pan add cloves,cardamom, cinnamon stick,fennel seed ,onion & sweat until soft.
Add paste 1 & sauté few seconds.
Add chopped tomato & all vegetables one by one.


Add water ,turmeric powder,red chilli powder & check the seasoning.


Allow to boil until soft.
Add mint & coriander leaves, mix well.


Now add paste 2 & allow to boil.
Finish with cilantro.





11 comments:

  1. oh wow!! im drooling as i read the recipe!! loving it...

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  2. bookmarked right away...thanks for sharing
    Tasty Appetite

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  3. What a nice color of this curry...with cashews, coconut and poppy seeds this sounds exotic

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  4. What a nice color of this curry...with cashews, coconut and poppy seeds this sounds exotic

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  5. wow... great for veg people who want to taste the paya like me...

    VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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  6. Irresistible paya, will try out soon.

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  7. Different paya. Colorful & delicious.

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  8. Wow my favorite with parotta, I want it now :)

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