Friday, July 30, 2010

Coconut Milk Vegetable Stew

"Idiyappam and Coconut Milk Vegetable Stew" is my favourite food right from my childhood. This is an authentic dish which my Mom used to make. For the preparation of Idiyappam, go here .

Ingredients :

1. Mixed cut Vegetable - 1/2 Cup
2. Coconut Milk - 1.5 Cups (unsweetened)
3. Onion - 1/4 Cup (Chopped)
4. Green Chilly - 3 or adjust to you taste
5. Bay Leaf - 1
6. Cinnamon stick - 1
7. Saunf - 1/2 tsp
8. Garam Masala - 1 tsp (Optional)
9. Oil - 1/2 tbs
10. Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
11. Salt - Needed qty

Procedure :

1. Take oil in a pan. Add bay leaf, cinnamon and saunf.Fry for a minute.
2. Now, add the onion and green chillies. Fry well. Then add the other cut vegetables.
3. Simmer the stove.
4. Add garam masala to the vegetables. Saute for few minutes.(Optional)
5. Take 1/2 Cup of coconut milk. Add 1 Cup of water.
6. Add this to the vegetables. Add salt and allow the contents to cook.
7. After 5 minutes, dilute another 1/2 cup of coconut milk with 1/2 cup of water and add it to the contents in the pan.
8. Allow it to boil well till the vegetables get completely cooked.
9. Switch off the stove. Take out the pan from the stove and then add remaining 1/2 cup of coconut milk and lemon juice.
10. Mix well.
11. Serve hot with Idiyappam.

Note : Try to use fresh coconut milk as far as possible.
Serves : 2

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Unknown said...

Wow, that looks wonderful !!! I need to start preparing with coconut milk more.

PranisKitchen said...

thats a very delicious stew.. a perfet combo.. idiyappam and veg stew.. nice platter nithu

Priya (elaichii) said...

My fav too! i make stew for Aappam as well. The stew generally tastes even better the next day!

Akila said...

Wow... i just love idiappam's and that too with coconut milk... mmmmm feeelss heavenly...

Latha said...

Delicious combo Nithu!

Prema said...

Wow!!! perfect idiyappam and coconut milk stew.Luks the combo.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely Combo..Looks so good..Never had it in recent times..Love it !!!

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

delicious stew.

aipi said... 2 me..looks interesting n authentic.

Kiran said...

Coconut milk stew looks like a very delicious combination for the idiyappams.Will try soon.

Sadhana Valentina said...

Hi dear!!! This is my favourite too....urs look very tempting..beautifully clicked...

kitchen queen said...

lovely and delicious stew for idiyappam.

Suja Manoj said...

Lovely and delicious stew..fantastic combo with it.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Wow! Thank you so much Nithu, i'm so happy that i have got some Idiyappam for my event. Looks delicious.


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Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Nithu
I like it. Very nice.
Have a nice week ahead

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Nithu
I like it. Very nice.
Have a nice week ahead

Suji said...

This is my fav breakfast Nithu..NO keralite will say no to this delicious stew with idiyappams... said...

Lovely combo!

? said...

Our favourite combination, especially for the weekend.
We don't use any other spices for the Stew.
Good snapshot.