Kadai Vegetable



This is a curry that comes together quickly and makes for a delicious side with rotis or rice. Kadai Vegetable is an excellent way to use up that leftover odd vegetable in the fridge.



You will need:


3 tbsp Oil

1 tsp Cumin seeds

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

2 ½ cups Tomato Puree

2 Carrots, cut into 1” pieces

½ cup Green beans, cut into bits

1 cup Cauliflower florets

1 Onion, cut into 1” strips

1 Green bell pepper, cut into 1” pieces

¼ cup Green peas, frozen

1 tsp Corriander powder

1 tsp Cumin powder

1 tsp Cayenne

2 tsp Paprika

1 tsp Kasuri Methi (dried fenugreek leaves)

1 Cup Water

Salt to taste



Heat oil in a deep pan. Add the cumin seeds. When it begins to splutter, add the cubed onions.Saute till onions are soft and translucent. Add the ginger garlic paste and saut̩ for a few minutes. Add the coriander powder, cumin powder, cayenne, paprika and kasuri methi. Fry till fragrant, about 3 minutes. Now add the tomato puree and water. Add the vegetables Рcarrots, green beans, cauliflower florets and green peas. Bring to a simmering boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for 8-9 minutes, till all the veggies are cooked through. Cook longer if required. Season with salt.


19 comments:

  1. what a way to use to use all those one odd veggies in the fridge!!

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  2. Namratha..I just wat to try this..looks so delish.

    what is cayenne?

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  3. you r right..i too love this way to use all leftover veggies..perfect..

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  4. I usually make kurma with leftover veggies...next time it will be this

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  5. Good recipe, Namratha..
    nice to meet a real daring baker..wonderful attempts of bakes, I see here.. :)!!Keep your great work girl.. :)

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  6. Wow beautiful and super delicious. Wish i had these for lunch.

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  7. Delicious looking Kadai dish, great way to use all the itty bitty veggies left! :)

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  8. That looks so good Namratha.. i usually make a drier version with no tomatoes and roll it up in rotis.

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  9. Yummy curry Namrita.Nice way of adding all veggies, Surely give a try and let you know.

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  10. Lovely and tasty kadai curry!

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  11. mmmm...yummy!! absolutely delicious nammu :)

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  12. looks super delicious dish....gorgeous pic!

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  13. I'm so going to try your version for a weeknight meal!

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  14. Looks great, easy way to eat veggies :)

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  15. yummy yummy....super way to use all veggie in one...and healthy too..thx 4 sharing...

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  16. I am very thankful for Indian cuisine!

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  17. @ Lavi, Cayenne is hot chilli powder. Paprika is the milder chili powder which imparts more colour than spice.

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  18. This curry looks awesome and drool worthy....i have one recipe for Kadai veg in my blog that i adapted from pachakam.com. But its something else i think....I have to change the name...um....will definitely give a try...but i was wondering if tomatos is a bit too much?Im scared to add too much of tomatoes..

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