Kerala Vegetable Stew: How to make kerala Vegetable Stew recipe

2017-07-15
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  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

Taste Kerala Vegetable Stew recipe:

Kerala Vegetable Stew recipe as the name suggests it is a popular recipe from Kerala cuisine and is a mixture of vegetables like carrot, beans, potato, green peas. But the combination of vegetables is purely your choice and convenience.

It is easy and simple to make spiced, fragrant stew with mixed vegetables, coconut milk and spices. The Vegetable Stew for appam is very quick to make and loaded with lots of vegetables making it healthy and nutritious. So, we may rightly call it as Rich vegetable stew. A portion of this delicious stew works out at only 172 calories per serving.

If you don’t have coconut milk you can also make use of water simply. We can also prepare this vegetable stew recipe with whatever vegetables in our home itself. Kerala Vegetable stew for appam is also simply referred to as Kerala stew. Rich vegetable stew can be used as  a main dish or as a side dish.

The stew is also a dish that we can serve during the Onam Sadya meal of the Onam Festival and along with the famous Kerala Appams. So, it is also popularly called as Appam vegetable stew with coconut milk in Kerala. Vegetable stew and appam is one of the best breakfast dishes ever in Kerala. This vegetable stew has a very mild flavor and is so good.

We can serve this vegetable stew for appam, idiyappam, pathri, poori, bread and steamed rice or simply as a soup. We can also make use of grated ginger and grated coconut also with the Kerala stew. You can also make a try of similar recipe such as Coconut Milk for Appam (Thengai paal) recipe.

Ingredients

  • Chopped Carrot - 1/2 Cup
  • Chopped Beans - 1/2 Cup
  • Chopped Potato - 1/2 Cup
  • Green Peas - 1/2 Cup
  • Grated Coconut - 1 Cup
  • Grated Ginger - 1/4 Cup
  • Green Chilies - 3 - 4 nos.
  • Cloves - 2 nos.
  • Fennel Seeds - 1 Tbsp
  • Salt as for taste
  • Oil as required
  • Cardomon - 2 nos.
  • Lemon Juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Mint Leaves - 1 Sprig
  • Coriander Leaves - 1 Sprig

Method

Step 1

First of all take a mixie jar and add 1 cup of grated coconut and grind it using hot water and extract the coconut milk and separate as first, second and third coconut milk.

Step 1

Step 2

In a cooking bowl take the chopped vegetables such as carrot, beans and potatoes.

Step 2

Step 3

Then add green peas, green chilies and then add the second and third coconut milk extract and add salt as required.

Step 3

Step 4

Then add grated ginger and mix well then cover it with lid and keep it to boil for 15 minutes till the vegetables are well cooked.

Step 4

Step 5

After the vegetables are well cooked add 1/4 tbsp of lemon juice, mix well and cook for few minutes for the gravy gets tender consistency,

Step 5

Step 6

After that add the first stage coconut milk extract and mix well. Keep it to boil for few seconds and then transfer to the serving bowl,

Step 6

Step 7

For Tempering: Heat oil and then add Fennel Seeds, cloves, cardamon sticks and pour them into that vegetable gravy and mix well till the vegetables are mixed together

Step 7

Step 8

Then finally add mint leaves and coriander leaves and serve hot with Aappam or with Dosa. It is also best companion with Idiyappam, Neer Dosa.

Step 8

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