Monday, August 13, 2007

Rajasthani-Style Mixed Vegetables

This side dish or subji is eaten with Dal-batti or just with Chapati/Roti (Indian bread). It is made with any variety of vegetables, but usually consists of onions, peas, tomatoes and capsicum. Spices are then added to the sabji to give it a very distinct taste.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

1/2 onion, chopped into big pieces
1 small capsicum, chopped into big pieces
1 big tomatoes, chopped into big pieces
1/2 cup cucumber, chopped into big pieces
1/4 cup peas, boiled
10 - 12 curry leaves
3 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
a pinch of tumeric powder
1 tsp amchur powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
1 tbsp of oil
1/4 cup water

Method:
1. In a pan add oil, mustard seeds and cumin seeds (jeera). When they start to crackle.
2. Add asafoetida (hing), curry leaves, green chilli and onions. Fry them till they are translucent.
Add capsicum. Fry till they are half cooked.




3. Add peas. Fry for few minutes, then add tomatoes. Cook for sometime.
4. Add the chilli powder, tumeric powder, corainder powder, amchur powder and salt to taste. Mix well




5. Add the cucumber and water and cook with the lid on, simmer for few minutes till the vegetables are cooked.


6. Garnish with corainder leaves. Serve hot.

6 comments:

Coffee said...

Hi Athika, my first time here and I must say you have a lovely blog there! Loved your rajasthani style curry. :)

Suganya said...

Such a simple homey meal... Vl try this soon..

Padma said...

Thats really a very authentic rajasthani meal...I love spicy rajsthani food, can you post few for me?

Hey the new look of your blog looks great and good going girl...

Ruchi said...

Really this recipe is quite interesting,i tried this yesterday and it turnout good.thankx.

preeti said...

hey this subji really turned tasty

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe and it came out really delicious.Thanks Athika!