Potato cubed - 2
Carrots cubed - 1
Frozen green peas thawed - 1/4 cup
Onion chopped - 2 ( i used white onions)
Green chiles slit lengthwise - 3-4
Thin coconut milk - 2 cup
Thick coconut milk - 1/2 cup
Cashew nut - 10
Bay leaves - 2
Cloves - 5
Cardamom - 5
Star anise -1
Whole black pepper 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
How to make Veg stew
Soak cashew nut in li water for 10-15 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan and add all the whole spices and fry for a minute Add chopped onion, curryleaves and green chiles and saute for 4-5 minutes. Shouldnt allow it to turn brown.Now add, cubed potatoes, carrots and green peas and combine it well. saute for 3-4 minutes, stirring continously. Pour the thin coocnut milk and simmer it for 15-20 minutes , or until the veggies are well cooked .( Add 1/2 cup water if needed)
Grind the cashew nuts with the thick coconut milk to a smooth paste , add to the stew , let heat through , but do not allow to boil. Add salt to taste and remove from fire.
Serve warm with Appam or chapati.
Posted by Sarah Naveen