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Monday, July 4, 2016

Veg Kheema Masala recipe | Side dish for roti

veg kheema masala

Veg kheema masala is a creamy masala gravy, generally served with roti | naan. I have already posted cauliflower kheema recipe, which is a dry one. This veg kheema masala i have given for my monthly contribution for Kungumam Thozi , and got published in the May month issue. This recipe is easy to make and also the rich texture will surely impress your family and guests.

Veg kheema masala recipe

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Grated paneer  1/4 cup
     Green peas   2 tblsp
     Carrot  1
     Cauliflower    1/4 cup (grated)
     Capsicum   1/2
     Cashew nuts  8
     Onion  2
     Tomato Puree  1/4 cup
     Ginger garlic paste  1/2 tsp
     Red chili powder  1 tsp
     Coriander  powder   1/2 tsp
     Jeera powder    1/2 tsp
     Garam masala   1/4 tsp
     Oil  2 tblsp
     Kasoori methi 2 pinches
     Milk  1/4 cup
     Salt  as needed
     Cumin seeds  a pinch

Veg kheema masala
  • Finely chop the onions, capsicum and carrot. 
  • Warm the milk and soak the cashew nuts in that.
  • In a pan add oil and add in the cumin seeds.  Add the finely chopped onion to that. 
  • Cook for few minutes and add the tomato puree. I used store bought puree, if using tomato, take a big ripe tomato and grind this in mixie and add to the pan.
veg kheema masala 1
  • Cook till the tomato cooks well and add red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masala. 
  • Cook in a medium low flame. 
veg kheema masala 2
  • Grind the cashew and milk into a fine paste.
  • Add the grated paneer, cauliflower, chopped carrots and capsicum and green peas to the onion tomato mixture. 
  • Add salt to this.
veg kheema masal 3
  • Add 1 cup of water to this and let the veggies get cooked in this for 5 minutes.
veg kheema masala 4
  • Add the cashew milk paste to this and keep the flame low.
  • Add crushed kasoori methi to this.
veg kheema masala 5
  • Cook for 2 minutes and switch off the flame. Serve this with roti |kulcha. 
Veg kheema masala
  1. If you do not want to add grated cauliflower, you can add finely chopped cauliflower.
  2. Ginger garlic paste can be added in the beginning after adding oil. 
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