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The Quintessential Kerala Vegetable Stew

Maria George
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Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT The Quintessential Kerala Vegetable Stew RECIPE

An everyday dish in a Kerala home, it transports you back to God's Own Country

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 2 tbsp Coconut oil/refined oil
  2. 4 Cardamom pods whole
  3. 5 Cloves
  4. 2 sticks Cinnamon broken
  5. 2 Onions thinly sliced
  6. 5 Chillis sliced long
  7. 1 tbsp freshly ground Ginger
  8. 1 tbsp freshly ground Garlic
  9. 2 Potatoes diced
  10. 3 Carrots diced
  11. 1/2 cup Peas
  12. 2 cups Coconut milk/water
  13. 1/2 cup Coconut cream (first press)
  14. *1/2 tsp Garam masala


  1. We Malayalee’s call wok as ‘Chenna Chatti’ or ‘Chinese Pot’ and it is extensively used in our day to day cooking.
  2. Add oil to wok and drop in whole spice. Saute till they start to release their flavour.
  3. Add in sliced onions and chilies. Fry till onions turn transparent. Now add ginger-garlic paste. Once the raw small of ginger-garlic paste wafts, add in potatoes, carrots, peas and other vegetables. Stir to get completely coated with spices
  4. Add in coconut milk/water. Cook covered till vegetables are done.
  5. Cook on low by adding coconut cream for 2 minutes without bringing it to boil.
  6. Serve by sprinkling garam masala.

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