Recipe: Vegetable Stew

CooQ : Recipe: Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew

Kerala, Mains

184 calories/serving
50 mins
Lightly spiced, delicate and aromatic stew made with mixed vegetables, coconut milk and spices. A popular stew from the Kerala cuisine.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


coconut oil
cloves / lavang
cinnamon / dalchini
cardamom / elachi
peas / matar
cauliflower / gobi
green chilli
coconut milk
curry leaves


1. Firstly, in a large kadai heat ½ tbsp coconut oil and saute 2 cloves, 1 inch cinnamon and 2 green cardamom.

2. Further, add ½ sliced onion and saute till they shrink slightly. do not brown the onions.

3. Also add 5 chopped beans, ½ chopped carrot, ½ cubed potato, 3 tbsp peas / matar, 10 florets of cauliflower, 2 slit green chillies and 1 inch julienned ginger. saute for a minute.

4. Furthermore, add 1 cup water, 1 tsp salt and few curry leaves. mix well.

5. Cover and boil for 5 minutes or till vegetables are half cooked.

6. Now add 2 cups thin coconut milk and mix well. boil for 7 minutes or till vegetables are cooked completely.

7. Turn off the flame and add few curry leaves, ¼ cup thick coconut milk and 1 tsp coconut oil. mix well.

8. Finally, serve kerala style vegetable stew with idiyappam or appam.

By Hebbars Kitchen