Mixed Vegetable Curry – Italian Style

Namaskara!

With various kinds of textures to this curry and a slight twist, here’s an Italian type of curry in a creamy sauce. Try it and enjoy!

Ingredients: Serves for 6 people

  1. Potatoes – 250 gm – 3-4 Medium
  2. Beans – 100 gm – 12/14 nos
  3. Carrots – 2 Medium
  4. Capsicum – 2 Medium
  5. Onions – 2 Medium
  6. Olive oil / Groundnut Oil – 2 Tbsp
  7. Maida – Refined Flour – 1 1/4 Tbsp
  8. Milk – 1 Cup
  9. Cilantro/Coriander – 1 Tbsp – Chopped

For the sauce:

  1. Almonds – 7-8
  2. Cashew nuts – 7-8
  3. Green Chillies – 3
  4. Black Pepper (Whole) – 4-5 seeds
  5. Olive Oil – 2 Tsp
  6. Milk Cream – 2 Tbsp
  7. Milk – 1Tbsp
  8. Italian Mixed Dried Herbs – 1 Tsp
  9. Salt – To Taste

Method:

  1. Slice all vegetables.
  2. Parboil potatoes, carrots, beans. Keep aside.
  3. Grind all sauce ingredients together to get a creamy sauce.
  4. Heat oil. Saute onions till transparent.
  5. Saute capsicum also with onions.
  6. In a different pan, heat some more oil.
  7. Add the maida to the oil. Saute for 30 secs.
  8. Add the creamy sauce into the maida. Add milk.
  9. Mix sauce well together to a creamy sauce consistency.
  10. Mix all parboiled vegetables in the onions and capsicum mixture pan. Mix well.
  11. Mix the creamy sauce into the vegetables. Add more milk to adjust consistency.
  12. Adjust seasoning by adding salt and black pepper. Cook till curry comes together with the creamy sauce.

To serve:

  1. Add cilantro on top. Sprinkle mixed herbs onto the curry.
  2. Serve hot with toasted bread, chapathi, poori or even steamed rice.

Culinary Secrets:

  1. Sprinkle some cheddar cheese. Microwave for 2-3 minutes till the layer of cheese melts.
  2. Increase the herb quantity of any choice or add only that herb. (Rosemary, Oregano,  Basil etc).
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Published in: on June 17, 2012 at 7:05 PM  Leave a Comment  

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