8 Feb 2016

MIX VEG ( DRY)

Hello everyone

Veggies are prominent part of our daily diet but to have same flavour and texture again and again makes it bore. So why not try some mix and match of veggies to get delicious and something different from daily routine diet. Today I have a very delicious yet easy mix veg recipe ,you can prepare in jiffy and can have restaurant style side dish for your usual combos, either it's rice dal or poori paratha.it goes very well with all possible daily diet combos. This one is dry variety but if you like curry based recipe then I have that also in this blog . Step wise recipe is given below, do try and let me know too how's it turned out for you.

MIX VEG ( DRY )



Serves: 4-5
Time: 30 mins

Ingredients 

4 cups mix veg, chopped in medium size pieces ( cauliflower, beans, carrots etc)
3/4 cup diced capsicum  ( colored)
1/2 cup cubed cottage cheese( paneer), completely optional
1 big onion, diced in size of capsicum
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 medium tomatoes, diced and deseeded 
1/4 cup green coriander leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp chicken masala
Oil
Salt to taste


For paste:

2 medium onions, sliced
5-6 green chilies ( up to your taste)
5-6 garlic cloves
1 1/2 inch piece ginger

Method:

First of all make paste of ingredients mentioned under for paste section and keep aside for later use.



Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds. Let it crackle then add chopped onions and fry till transparent. 


Now add mix veggies and fry on medium to high flame till it gets nice brown patches on them. Now add all dry masala powders and fry till fragrant ,nearly 2-3 mins on low to medium flame to avoid burning spices.


 Now add capsicums ,diced onions and salt.


 Again saute for 3-4 mins and add prepared onion paste and left out seeds of tomatoes. Fry till it is nicely fried and aromatic. If using paneer, add at this stage and fry for 2-3 mins. 


Add 1/2 cup water and let it boil.Now add diced tomatoes and adjust salt.Fry for 2 more mins and add coriander leaves. Mix well and switch off the flame. 


You yummy side dish is ready to serve with roti, paratha, poori, naan or rice dal combo. In every way it tastes great.



I prepared it without using lid to cover and cook as I love my veggies to be little crunchy but if you want your veggies to be perfect soft then can cover the wok and cook till veggies are nice soft and tender.
You can use any veggies of your choice and as per availability.


Hope you all will love to try this recipe and I bet you will never regret. So prepare this yummy veg dish and enjoy with your family and pals. Please pour your valuable comments and suggestions here, they meant a lot.

Happy cooking....




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