Jan 6, 2012

Veg Kholapuri

Caution this is an extremely hot and spicy dish. It has loads of oil and butter. Hence, make adjustments to the recipe as per your needs.
Cauliflower - 1 cup
Potatoes - 2
Carrots - 2
French Beans - 5-6
Green Capsicum - 1
Onions - 4
Green Peas - 100gms
Ginger Garlic paste - 1tbs
Tomato Puree - 1/2cup
Kashmiri Red chilly paste/powder - 2tbs
Regular Red chilly powder - 1tbs
Green Chilly - 3
Kasuri Methi/Fenugreek leaves/Vendhaya elaigal kanjadhu - 1tbs
Jeera powder - 1tbs
Coriander powder - 1/2tbs
Turmeric powder - 1tbs
Garam Masala - 1tbs
Vegetable masala - 1tbs
Oil to fry -2cups
Oil to saute 3tbs
Butter to garnish
Green coriander to garnish

Method / Vidhiee:
1. First cut the cauliflower into chunks. Cut the carrots 2cms thick lengthwise. Also cut the beans lengthwise. Cut the potatoes to lengthwise same as carrots.
2. Slice 3 onions and saute them till golden brown and grind them along with ginger garlic paste and keep aside.
3. In a pan add oil to fry the veggies. Once the pan is hot put the veggies that were cut and fry them till they turn light brown. Do not make them crisp.
4. Drain them and marinate them with pinch of salt, Vegetable masala, kasuri methi and keep aside.
5. In a wok add oil , jeera then add onions that were sauteed and ground into paste along with ginger garlic.
6. Add the dry masalas such as turmeric powder, red chilly powder saute well.
7. Add the Kashmiri chilly powder/paste to it. Add the cashewnut paste.
8.Add tomato puree and salt to it.
9. Bring it to boil till the oil leaves side. Now add garam masala.
10. Add 1/2cup water to it and bring to boil.
1. Cut the remaining onions and capsicum into big square dices.
2. In a wok add butter and saute the capsicum and onions. They have to be crunchier hence do not saute till soft. Just toss them and add the green chillies after chopping them lengthwise. Add pinch of salt.
3. Now add the Veggies cauliflower,potatoes, carrots to the wok along with boiled Peas
4. Add the gravy that was prepared.
5. Add the gravy how ever you require and its not needed that you add the whole of the gravy.
6. Mix well
Serve hot with green coriander,butter and Red fried chillies.

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