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Veg Kadai

Rekha Unni
10 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Oh I love these delicious assortment of veggies cooked in spices and cream, they are perfect for roti/naan

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • North Indian
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 3 tomatoes pureed
  2. 1/3 cup + 1/4 cup sliced onions
  3. 1 carrot & 1 potato cut in batons 1inch
  4. 2/3 cup peas
  5. 1/2 cup sliced capsicum/bell peppers
  6. 3 tbsp oil
  7. 1/4 tsp turmeric
  8. 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  9. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  10. 3 tbsp cream
  11. 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  12. 1.5-2 cups water
  13. salt as per taste
  14. For Kadai Masala
  15. 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  16. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  17. 2-3 cloves
  18. 3-4 dry red chillies
  19. 1 tsp Kasuri Methi
  20. 4-6 whole black pepper
  21. 9-10 cashews
  22. 1/2 inch cinnamon
  23. 2-3 green cardamom pods


  1. Dry roast all spices mentioned under masala section until aromatic. Allow it to cool, grind it to powder. Keep aside
  2. In a kadai, heat 1tbsp oil, saute 1/3 cup onions until translucent. To this add bell pepper/capsicum, saute until they are tender yet crunchy. Take them off from kadai and keep it aside
  3. Add 2 tbsp oil to same kadai, add ginger-garlic paste, saute until raw aroma goes away. Add 1/4 cup onions, saute until translucent. Add tomato puree, saute until oil starts leaving sides
  4. Add turmeric & red chilli powder. Mix well and saute for a minute. Now add peas, potatoes, carrot and saute for 2 minutes. Add water and salt. Mix well. Bring it to boil. Cover and cook until veggies are tender
  5. Add the sauteed bell pepper & onions to the curry. Add ground masala keeping 1 tsp ground masala aside for garnish. Mix well. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes
  6. Finally add coriander leaves & cream. Mix well. Sprinkle remaining masala on top of curry. Serve hot with roti/naan

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Mar-08-2018

It seems to be so yummyyy...

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