Mix veg southern style sabzi !!!



Dhabha style khaana ...just one word comes to mind ....super duper delicious!!!
Was missing it real bad so tried my best to replicate their style n made "Mili Juli Sabzi"in their words or "Mix Veg Southern Style "in My words...to accompany it ,, i made The 
Kulcha "!!!
  


Recipe For Mix Veg....
Ingredients
  • Onion - 2 {finely chopped}
  • Coconut - ¼ cup
  • Potato - ¼ cup {roughly diced}
  • Carrots - ¼ cup {roughly diced}
  • Cauliflower - ¼ cup {small florets}
  • Beans - ¼ cup {chopped}
  • Paneer - 50g {cubes}
  • Oil - 2 tbsp + as required to shallow fry veggies
  • Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida - ¼ tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 4-5
  • Green Chilis - 2 {slit}
  • Dry Red Chillies - 3 + 1
  • Bay Leaf - 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - ½ tbsp
  • Blended Tomatoes - 6 Medium
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Kashmiri Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper - ¼ tsp
  • Amchoor Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Sambhar Masala - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander - handful [chopped]
  • Corn Flour - ½ tsp
  • Capsicum - ¼ cup {roughly diced}
  • Coconut Milk - 3 tbsp
For Tadka
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - ½ tsp
  • Split Bengal Gram / Chana Dal- ½ tsp
  • Split Skinless Black Gram / Dhuli Urad Dal- ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 2-3
  • Dry Red Chili - 1
  • Coriander - 1 tsp {finely chopped}

Instructions :
Preparing Vegetables
  • Heat up a pan, add 1 - 1½ tbsp oil, followed by the carrots & potatoes. 
  • Stir occasionally and cook till golden then take them in to a bowl. 
  • Next add the beans & cauliflower to the pan and cook until golden and  transfer to the same bowl.
  • Then add about ½ tbsp of more oil if needed, and add the paneer cubes & saute till golden.
  • Take these paneer cubes separately.

Brown Onion Paste with Coconut : 
  • In another pan, add about a tablespoon of oil and the two chopped onions, Stir & cook till brown in medium flame. 
  • Add the ¼ cup of fresh coconut & cook for a minute. Let it cool down to room temperature and then blend to a paste.

Preparing the sabzi
  • In a kadai or wok  add in 2 tbsp of oil and heat on medium. 
  • Once  hot, add  cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, slit green chili, dry red chili, bayleaf. 
  • Stir and cook for couple of seconds, then add in the ginger garlic paste & cook for half a minute.
  • Now, stir in the brown onion paste we made earlier & cook it until it starts leaving the sides of the pan & starts oozing out oil. 
  • Pour in the blended tomatoes, add salt as per taste & cook till it starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Now add the masalas to it i.e ..kashmiri red chili powder, black pepper, amchoor powder, garam masala & sambhar powder and a pinch of sugar.
  •  Also add in a handful of chopped coriander and stir well, cook for a good minute of two.
  • Dissolve the ½ tsp corn flour in 1 tbsp water.
  • Pour that in to the gravy, mix well.. 
  • Then add the roughly diced capsicum, fried vegetables(only veggies not paneer.) & about 3 tbsp of coconut milk. 
  • Stir well, add a cup or two of water & cook it for 2-3 minutes in medium flame.
  • Then add in the fried paneer, stir well cook for a minute and transfer to a serving platter.

For Tadka..
  •  In a tadka pan, add a tsp of oil. Once hot, add in the mustard seeds. 
  • As they splutter, add the chana & urad dal & stir till golden. 
  • Then add the curry leaves & dry red chili. Switch off  the hear ...
  • Add a good tsp of chopped coriander & pour right into the sabzi. Serve hot...
Involves multi steps but worth the effort ..
So tasty n delicious...
Serve hot with roti / kulcha / naan / jeera rice!!!
No matter how you serve the taste is to die for !!
We loved it hope you will love it too !!!

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