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Sunday, May 17, 2009



Mixed vegetables - 3 cups( Carrot, peas, cauliflower, potato, baby corn & beans)
Tomatoes - 2
Dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder – ½ tsp
Cinnamon - 1”
Cloves & cardamom - 2 each
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Oil – 1 tablespoon
Curd - 1 cup

Grind to a paste:

Green chillies – 2
Ginger - 1”
Coconut - ½ cup
Khus khus - 1 tsp.
Pottu kadalai - 2 tbsp.


Cut the vegetables into cubes. Boil the vegetables in water, drain & keep aside.

Chop the tomatoes.

In a pressure pan, heat 1 tbsp oil. Add cinnamon, cloves & cardamom.
When they splutter, add the tomatoes, saute for a while and add the ground paste. Fry well till pulpy and the raw smell goes. Add the vegetables, red chilli powder, turmeric powder & dhaniya powder. Add salt, a cup of water & cook till everything mixes well.
Cool, and add churned curds. Mix thoroughly. Garnish with coriander leaves.

This goes well with chappati, poori, parathas, etc.


  1. Shanthi Madam ,

    Navrathri wihes to you .. as I do almost daily chapathi ...during Navratri days , I will be more confused as to how cook sidedish with onions ...This year you saved me ...I got lot of jain dishes from ur blog ...
    and I did this jain style veg Kurma for s.day night ...came out so well ...Thanks a lot madam ...

  2. Hi, It is a nice recipe, but you should call it Vaishnav because Jains do not eat carrot, potato or ginger.


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