Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Vegetable Jalfrezi

Cauliflower - 1, cut into small florets
Onion - 1
Carrot - 4
Green Pepper - 2
Green peas - 1/2 cup (fresh or frozen)
Tomato - 1 de-seeded and cut into big pieces
Ginger-Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
Tomato Sauce - 8oz
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp (Dry roast 2 TBSP coriander seeds until golden brown and grind to a fine powder)
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 TBSP

  1. Cut onion and green peppers into big chunks.  Cut the carrots into long thin strips.
  2. Steam cook the cauliflower and carrots for five minutes and set it aside.
  3. Heat oil in pan and add the onion.  Fry for 2 minutes.  Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the tomato sauce and cook until the oil separates.
  5. Add the green peppers and peas and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the steamed vegetables, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt.
  7. Mix well and cook until just tender.  Do not over cook the vegetable.  
  8. If the curry is too dry, sprinkle little water over the vegetables and let it cook.
  9. Add the tomato and lemon juice and mix well.  Cook for a minute and remove from heat.
  10. Serve hot with chapati or naan.


  1. This is my favorite that I used to order in Mumbai restaurants.

  2. yummy, I just loved the clicks :)

  3. Love this jalfrezi simply with ghee rice, soo inviting..

  4. I had tried this with paneer..mixd veges sounds so yumm.

  5. Looks yum n with those rotis ...delish

  6. I just want a helping of it with some rice! So delectable!

  7. Looks yummy! Loved the pics.First time here. Gladly following you. Do visit me when time permits.
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  8. What a tasty curry for chapathis.

  9. Looks colorful and tempting.. lovely clicks too.. thanks for the recipe :)
    Indian Cuisine

  10. This is my kind of dish. Love the vegetables and the flavors.

  11. Dear latha
    How are you? I like this recipe, very nice, I am off blog most of the time hence missing out a lot.
    Have a nice day


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