Showing posts with label Vegetarian Recipe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vegetarian Recipe. Show all posts

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Carrot Peas Potato Side Dish

Carrot Peas Potato Side Dish


This is a really famous winter side dish for vegetarians, vegans and is completely gluten free. Popularly known as gajar matar aloo, there are several ways of making this recipe, this is the classic north indian method. This is a simple recipe, you can always add more spices to suit your taste.

Carrot Peas Potato Recipe
Carrot Peas Potato
Preparation Time -10 mins
Cooking Time - 15 mins

Serves - 3 to 4 people as a side

Ingredients:


Carrot - 2
Peas - 1 cup
Potato - 1 large or 2 medium sized
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1tbsp
Water 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Dried Mango Powder (Amchoor) - Optional - 1/2tsp
Garam Masala (Optional) - 1/2 tsp

Method:


Wash, peel and chop the potatoes and carrots. In the picture above I have different shapes and size as my daughter loves to find different shapes in her food, keeps her entertained.

Put the pan on high flame add oil, add cumin seeds and let it crackle. Now add the chopped carrot and potatoes and give it a quick stir so that all the vegetables are properly coated with the oil. Cook for 5 mins, now put the gas on a medium flame and add the peas stir for another 2 mins. Add coriander powder, chilly powder, salt, turmeric powder and mix well. Now add half a cup of water and cover the pan with a lid until the vegetables are properly cooked.

Serve hot with Roti, Paratha or Rice.

Tip - You can add dried mango powder and garam masala if making it for adults only.


Saturday, 2 August 2014

VEGETARIAN PULAO (PILAU)


This is a simple veg rice dish usually served with raita or occasionally as an accompaniment to a mild curry.

Cooking Time 15 mins
Serves 4

INGREDIENTS
Rice 1 cup
Onion 1 Medium (Sliced)
Mixed Vegetables (½ cup include Peas, Carrot, Cauliflower, Cottage Cheese or Potato)
Ginger 2 inch Piece
Garlic Clove 2
Bay Leaf 1
Clove 2
Green Cardamom 2
Black Cardamom 1
Cinnamon Stick 1 small
Salt
Red Chilly powder
Garam Masala
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Desi Ghee (Clarified Butter)

METHOD 


Wash Rice Several times to get rid of the starch and then soak it for about 10 minutes.

Heat Ghee in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, Bay Leaf, Green Cardamom, Black Cardamom, Clove and Cinnamon, sauté for a minute. Then add the ginger, garlic and onions sauté for 2 mins or till the onion changes its color and becomes transparent.

Add the vegetables and the remaining ingredients. Add the water and let it boil for a minute.


Cook On Low Flame for 10 Minutes or till the rice absorbs all the water.

Serve Hot With A Curry Or Raita.

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