Potluck Special-Kizhangu payaru stew

I decided to make this stew for a potluck we were invited and it was a super duper hit!! .A mildly sweet and a very light stew, taken from Curry Cuisine , co authored by Das Sreedharan.

Das sreedharan is the founder Chef of the Rasa restaurants In London.

Here is the recipe

Ingredients :
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1 onion chopped finely
2 potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
1 cup fresh or frozen string beans
1 tomato diced
1/2 cup of coconut milk
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala

1/2 teaspoon turmeric
A pinch of crushed black peppers
Oil, salt to taste

For the Popu:
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1 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 dried red chillies
A few curry leaves

Heat oil in a large bottomed vessel and add the mustard seeds, once they pop add the red chillies and the curry leaves and saute for 2 minutes. Add the onions and saute till they are brown and soft .
Add the coriander powder, garam masala, chilli powder, turmeric and add the tomatoes and cook covered for 5 minutes. Add the potatoes and cook for another 5 minutes .

Add the strings beans and salt to taste. Lower the heat to a low and stir in the coconut milk and add a half cup of water. Stir well and cook covered until the vegetables are tender.

Add a pinch of crushed black peppers and serve hot with parathas/phulkas/rotis or even dosas.

Kizhangu payaru stew

7 Thoughts on “Potluck Special-Kizhangu payaru stew

  1. cool
    u got ur own domain
    keep rocking

  2. look who’s talking!!!

  3. I am a big fan of Das Sreedharan cookbooks. Breathtaking photographs and traditional recipes – I used to get the books from our local library all the time.

    Congratulations on your own domain, Deepika! Love the new look.

    True Indira, The pictures are really enticing. Thanks!

  4. prajakti on April 25, 2007 at 9:00 am said:

    yes, I was also invited for this potluck and I kept having this vegetable and it was toooooo teasty!!!!

  5. hi, beautiful photos and nice tasty recipe. thanks for sharing.

    Thanks jyoti, for the nice comments.

  6. the subzi looks so delicious! will definitely try this soon.
    thanks for the recipe.
    Congrats on the new domain!

    Thanks richa, do let me know how u like it.

  7. dee, i love the new look of your blog.
    i have another of das sreedharan’s books. i love his books. ought to get this one.

    Bee, this book mainly consists of recipes from South east asian Countries, more of a non vegetarian delicacies than veg

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