Vegetable Stew

Vegetables cooked in coconut milk along with spices
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Crush bay leaves, clove and peppercorns. Keep them aside.
  • :- You can also add a pinch of fennel seeds(Perinjeerakam).
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add onion, green chillies, shallots and 1 sprig of curry leaves.
  • Saute, till onions turn light brown.
  • Add the crushed spices, all the vegetables and salt and saute for 3-4 mins.
  • Add water and cook for 5 mins.
  • Add thin coconut milk.
  • Cover and cook, till the vegetables are done.
  • Add thick coconut milk and cook for 1 - 2 mins.
  • Garnish with the remaining curry leaves.
  • :- Serve hot with appams, idiyappams or puttu.
  • :- You can also add 1/2 tsp of coconut oil along with the curry leaves to enhance the taste and flavour. :- Milk or coconut powder can be used as a substitute for fresh coconut milk.
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Response (4)
  1. G
    Georgena April 15, 2006

    Hello, this needs some more spices. a little turmeric powder and chilli powder would make a better taste.
    overall, an ok receipe.

  2. r
    rajiv December 17, 2007

    A good one..thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. T
    Tresa Anthony December 24, 2008

    simple and yum!

  4. T
    Tara August 2, 2006


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