Mixed Vegetable Subzi – Restaurant Style

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Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5)

1. Oil – 2.5 tbsp ( I used extra light olive oil)

2. Onion – 1.5 cup, thinly sliced

3. Ginger – 3/4 inch, roughly chopped

4.Green chilies – 2, roughly chopped

   Garlic – 3 cloves, chopped

5.Carrot – 1 medium-large , cubed

   Potato – 1 medium, cubed

6.Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

   Cumin seeds – 3/4 tsp

   Kashmiri chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

   Coriander powder – 1 tsp

7.Tomato – 2 small, cubed

8. Hot water – 3/4 cup

9. Cauliflower – 1/2 small, cut into medium-small florets

10. Fresh green peas – 1/4 cup

11. Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp (Recipe below)

      Kasuri methi – 1/2 tsp

12. Cilantro – 1/4 cup, finely chopped

13. Salt – To taste


Heat oil in a deep pan at meidum-high heat.Add thinly sliced onion, little salt and cook until onion turns light golden. Add ginger-garlic-green chilly mixture. Cook for a few minutes until their raw smell leaves. Add carrot and potato pieces. Give them a stir. Next add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, kashmiri chilly powder, coriander powder, tomato pieces and enough salt. Stir everything for a minute. Add 3/4cup hot water. Mix well and bring to a boil. Cover and cook for about 4 – 6 minutes or until veggies are half-done. Open the lid and add cauliflower and fresh green peas. Cover and continue to cook for 7minutes until all the vegetables are done. Taste-check for salt. Add crushed kasuri methi and garam masala powder. Mix well. Switch off. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve hot with chapathis. Please do give this a try..its really yummy! Smile

Garam masala powder recipe

  1. Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  2. Black pepper – 1.5 tsp
  3. Cloves – 1/4 tsp
  4. Black cardamom – 1
  5. Cinnamon – 1/4 inch

Grind the above ingredients to a fine powder and transfer to an air-tight container. We need only 1/2 tsp for this recipe. Store the remaining in a small air tight container.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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