Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Hirva Masalyachi Bhaji (Vegetables in Green Masala)

  • Serves: 10
  • Pressure Cooking Time 2 minutes
  • Source: www.viratcooker.com
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers

Ingredients

coconut grated
2.5 cups
water
3.5 cups
onions
2 medium (0.25 kg)
aniseed
2.25 tsp
green chillies
8
coriander leaves chopped
1 cup
cloves
6
cinnamon
2 sticks (2.5 cm each)
brown cardamoms
4
vegetable oil
7 tbsp
onions thinly sliced
2 medium (0.25 kg)
potatoes peeled and cut into 5 cm long and 2.5 cm thick slices
3 large (450 g)
peas shelled or frozen
1.5 cups
carrots peeled, quartered and cut into 2.5 cm pieces
5 medium (400 g)
french beans cut into 2.5 cm pieces
150 g
cauliflower cleaned and cut into chunky flowerettes
400 g
salt
2 tbsp
lemon juice
1 tbsp

Method

Extract 1.5 cups milk from coconut using 1.5 cups water. Grind together onions, aniseed, chillies and coriander leaves into a paste. In a pan, roast together cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms and grind into a powder. Heat oil in cooker for about 2 minutes. Add sliced onions and fry till golden brown. Add ground paste. Stir fry for about 2 minutes. Add potatoes, peas, carrots, beans and cauliflower. Stir fry for about 2 minutes. Add powdered spices and salt. Stir for a few seconds. Add remaining water (2 cups). Stir once. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Press finger-tip control/lift vent weight lightly to release pressure. Open cooker. Place cooker with vegetables on medium heat. Add coconut milk and bring to boil, stirring carefully. Remove cooker from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Serve hot.


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