Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry | How to make Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry

By Lubna Karim  |  20th Nov 2015  |  
4 from 8 reviews Rate It!
  • Photo of Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry by Lubna Karim at BetterButter
Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curryby Lubna Karim
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

I always make it a point to use fresh vegetables in making this Hyderabadi style shahi mixed vegetables….the fresh vegetables add more taste to this recipe. The key ingredient in this recipe is almond paste….the creaminess and richness in the recipe is from that only... Hyderabadi shahi mixed vegetable curry is a traditional Hyderabadi dish which is prepared with a lot of vegetables. Hyderabadi cuisine is a very sumptuous part of the Andhra Pradesh food. The cuisine of Hyderabad has been influenced by various regional and religious cuisines of India. It has also been able to contribute towards making Indian cuisine popular worldwide. The masala of Shahi mixed veg curry is a rich blend of herbs, spices and condiments, that give this dish a base or what is popularly known as curry. This curry has a creamy texture, spicy taste and is a combination of so many flavors. You can take it as a side dish with rice or roti or any meal. The key ingredient in this recipe is the almond paste, which gives the creaminess and richness to the Hyderabadi shahi mixed vegetable curry. This is a very healthy dish because you can use a number of vegetables to this. You can use the vegetables like red capsicum, yellow capsicum, tomatoes, onions, baby potatoes, carrots, green peas and french beans. Winter is the perfect season to prepare the Shahi mixed veg curry because these vegetables are easily available in this season. It is a nutritious and colorful side dish which you can prepare at your home.

Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry

  • 10-12 Baby potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup Green peas I used frozen ones
  • 2 medium sized carrots cubed
  • 2-3 French Beans cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 Red capsicum cubed
  • 1 Yellow capsicum cubed
  • 6 raisins
  • 2 tbsp. tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp. brown onion paste
  • 1 tbsp. roasted cashew paste
  • 1 ½ tbsp. ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp. Red chili powder
  • ĵ tbsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp. Garam masala
  • ½ tbsp. coriander powder
  • ĵ tbsp. cumin powder
  • ½ tbsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup beaten yogurt/Curd
  • 2-3 tbsp. fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp. fresh minced coriander leaves
  • salt
  • oil

How to make Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry

  1. Add enough water to a cooking pot and to this add baby potatoes, cubed carrots, green peas and french beans along with two pinches of salt. Cook till vegetables turn soft not mushy. Drain off the water from vegetables and set aside.
  2. Now again add oil to heavy bottom cooking vessel and gently sauté the boiled vegetables until they turn nice crisp and edges starts to turn brown. Now add in chopped red and yellow bell peppers. Sauté till chopped capsicum turn soft.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, remove the vegetables from pan on to a plate. In the remaining oil (if needed add 1 tbsp. oil) add bay leaf and cumin seeds and when cumin starts to splutter, add brown onion paste. Fry on low for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Now add tomato puree along with red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and garam masala. Stir until everything is completely combined.
  5. Now add above sautéed vegetables and using a wooden spoon gently coat the vegetables with the masala. Cook on low for 2-3 minutes. Now add in roasted cashew paste and stir again.
  6. On low flame add ¾ cup of water and let the curry cook. Cover it with a lid and leave for 10 minutes.
  7. Now add beaten curd to this along with raisins. Cook on high by stirring for 1-2 minutes. Check for salt, add if needed. Lower the flame and add fresh cream and minced coriander leaves.
  8. Turn off the flame and serve hot with any flavoured rice, roti or paratha’s.

My Tip:

NOTE: I sometimes add shallow fry paneer pieces or sometimes I add soya chunks.

Reviews for Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry (8)

Mehak Chabriya2 years ago

V nice recipe

Ashish Khot3 years ago

Nice recipe

hida himaaz3 years ago

Nice recipe lubna ji

Sabina Mahmood3 years ago

I like it

Simantini Sanyal chaudhuri3 years ago

nice one..

vidula shete4 years ago


Suchitra Rao4 years ago


Aisha Muhammed4 years ago

Recipe Ingredient says Cashew paste....

Cooked it ? Share your Photo