Recipe: Veg Angara

CooQ : Recipe: Veg Angara

Veg Angara

North indian, Mains

209 calories/serving
60 mins
An easy and simple healthy snack recipe made with lotus seed and dry spices generally served during fasts.

Recipe by:

Chef Sanjyot Keer


1. Set a wok or deep pan on medium heat, add 2 tbsp oil and 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera. allow the cumin seeds to splutter. add 2 medium size chopped onions and cook until golden brown.

2. Add 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste and 2 tbsp red chilli paste and cook until oil separates.

3. Add puree of 4 medium sized tomatoes, salt to taste and 2 tbsp cashew paste, mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes.

5. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp red chilli powder and 1 tbsp coriander powder, mix well and cook further for 2-3 minutes.

6. Add 500 ml water and cook further for 10-15 minutes.

7. Low down the heat and add 3 tbsp curd, stir continuously and cook for 4-5 minutes.

8. Add veggies namely 1/3 cup diced carrots, 1/2 cup diced capsicum, 1/2 cup boiled cauliflower, 1/2 cup french beans, 1/2 cup boiled baby corn, 1 cup diced paneer, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.

9. Add 1 tbsp kasuri methi, 1 tbsp garam masala powder and 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves.

10. Mix well and place a bowl in the centre, place a live charcoal in the centre and add a pinch of cardamom powder and few drops of ghee, cover and smoke for 4-5 minutes.

11. Your veg angara is ready to be served. serve hot with paratha or naan or roti of your choice.

By Chef Sanjyot Keer