MILIJHULI SABZI

An easy sabzi that can be done in a jiffy. The taste is ultimate when added homemade garam masala powder. Enjoy!

©Deepa Sekhar
©Deepa Sekhar

HOMEMADE GARAM MASALA POWDER (For a small bottle)

Ingredients

1 cup – Coriander seeds
1/2 cup – Jeera
7 – Cloves
2 – Small pieces of cinnamon
6 – Cardamom
1 tbsp – Saunf (Aniseeds)
1 tbsp – Black pepper

Method

Heat a pan. Fry the ingredients dry on a medium flame till golden. Cool. Powder and store in an air tight container. (Make in small batches, so that the garam masala will have a fresh aroma)

MILIJHULI SABZI

Ingredients

2 cups – Diced, boiled mixed veggies ( potatoes, carrots, beans, cauliflower and beet root)
1/2 cup – Boiled green peas
1 cup – Chopped onions
1/2 cup – Chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 tsps – Homemade garam masala powder
1 tsp – Kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp – Wheat flour (mixed with 1/4 cup water)
1/2 cup – Water
Salt to taste

To season

4 tsps – Sunflower oil
1 tsp – Jeera

Method

Heat a pan. Add oil. Season Jeera. Fry the onion. Once the onion is fried to golden, add the tomatoes. Add the salt, kashmiri chilli powder and garam masala powder. Add the boiled mixed vegetables. Add 1/2 cup water. Cook for 5 mins on medium flame. Add the wheat flour mixed with water and simmer for 5 mins. Serve hot with plain rice or phulkas or parathas or jeera rice.

©Deepa Sekhar
©Deepa Sekhar

Chef’s tips

1. Adding the wheat flour mixture gives a nice texture to the gravy.
2. Can also use store bought garam masala powder.

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