Vegetable Stew is a traditional Kerala dish prepared with Coconut Milk Base tempered with Coconut Oil. Coconut Milk and Coconut Oil give a typical tasty flavor to this recipe.
Coconut Oil – 1 ½ tsp
Cinnamon Stick – 2 inch long piece
Cardoman (Elaichi) – 2
Bay Leaf – 2
Onion (Big Sized) -1 (sliced)
Green Chilli -3 (slitted)
Curry Leaf – 1 strand
Grated Ginger – 1 tsp
Mixed Vegetables – 1 cup (Potato, Vatana, Carrot, Beans etc)
Thick Coconut Milk – 1 cup
Thin Coconut Milk – 1 cup
Clean and cut vegetables into cubes or lengthy strips.
Heat the Oil in a pan. Add Bay Leaf, Cinnamon Stick, Cardoman and Curry Leaves.
Add the sliced Onion and Grated Ginger. Sauté till the Onion becomes translucent.
Add mix Vegetables and Sauté for a couple of minute.
Add the thin Coconut milk. Bring them to a boil. Add Salt and mix.
Lower the flame. Cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes till the Vegetables are cooked well. Add the Thick Coconut Milk. Cover and simmer for a couple of minutes.
This stew goes well with Appam, Idli, Dosa, and Bread and also with hot rice.