Mixed-Vegetable Curry Recipe

Updated on November 29, 2017
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Cooking is one of my passions. Though I am working, I make nutritious and tasty food at home. I use minimal oil and no artificial colors.

A Spicy Curry With Plenty of Veggies and Paneer

We all know that we should eat a variety of vegetables and fruits to get energy and maintain good health. Often we scratch our heads, thinking about what to make for today's meal. Repeating the same old combination of veggies and spices can get boring. So, be bold, and try a new dish whenever you are in the mood to cook.

This mixed-vegetable curry is made of many veggies, paneer, cashew nuts, and spices. This curry is spicy, rich, and creamy. You can serve this super-tasty side dish with plain rice, chapati, flatbread, or roti.

Take a look at this recipe, and try it!

Mixed-Vegetable Curry

5 stars for Mixed Vegetable Curry

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 6 French beans, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 medium size carrot, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 capsicum, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh peas/greenpeas, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup paneer pieces, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 tbsp kitchen king masala, available in Indian stores, or any other garam masala powder
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut, optional, gives nice flavor and thickness to the curry
  • 1/4 tsp amchur powder or dry mango powder, available in Indian stores
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, optional, adds nice flavor and color
  • 1/4 tsp sugar, to balance the taste
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 2 or 3 green chilies

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Mixed-Vegetable Curry

  1. Keep all the ingredients ready.
  2. Grind cashew nuts, grated coconut, coriander leaves, green chilies, kitchen king masala or any other garam masala powder, ginger, and garlic together, adding water little by little to make a smooth paste. Collect it in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat a deep-bottomed pan or wok. Saute paneer cubes in some oil. Keep aside.
  4. In the same pan, add remaining oil. Throw in chopped onions. Saute till they become translucent.
  5. Add all chopped veggies and green peas, except tomatoes. Throw in some salt. Saute on a high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle some water if needed. Stir-cook the veggies till they become tender yet retain their crunchiness.
  7. Add chopped tomatoes. Continue cooking till they wilt. Now add paneer cubes. Mix well. At this point, the contents should be somewhat dry.
  8. Add ground masala paste. Don't add water now. Reduce the heat. Saute the masala with the veggies for 2-3 minutes or till you get a nice aroma of the roasted spices and cashew nuts.
  9. Add amchur powder. Mix well.
  10. Now add 2 cups of water. Bring the mix to a boil. Add sugar and remaining salt.
  11. Boil the mix on a low fire for two minutes or until the spices blend with the veggies. Turn off the heat. Your favorite mixed vegetable curry is ready!
  12. Serve it with hot roti, flatbread, chapati, plain rice, fried rice, etc. Enjoy the rich, creamy, spicy, and hot taste!

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Step one: Keep the ingredients readyStep two: Chop the veggies as per instructions.Step three: Grind grated coconut, green chilies, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts, coriander leaves, and kitchen king masala together adding water little by little to get a smooth paste.The masala paste.Step four: Heat oil in a pan. Saute paneer cubes for 30 seconds. Collect them in a plate. Add chopped onions. Saute till they become translucent. Add all other veggies, except tomatoes. Add some salt.Step five: Stir-cook them, sprinkling some water till they become tender yet crunchy. Throw in tomatoes. Cook till they wilt. By this time, the contents turn almost dry.Step six: Add ground masala paste. Saute the mix for 2-3 minutes or till you get a nice aroma from the roasted spices and cashew nuts.Step seven: Add paneer cubes. Add sugar and remaining salt. Stir well. Step eight: Add two cups of water. Bring the mix to a boil. Add amchur powder. Simmer for two minutes. Turn off the stove. Your favorite mixed vegetable curry is done!Mixed vegetable curry
Step one: Keep the ingredients ready
Step one: Keep the ingredients ready
Step two: Chop the veggies as per instructions.
Step two: Chop the veggies as per instructions.
Step three: Grind grated coconut, green chilies, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts, coriander leaves, and kitchen king masala together adding water little by little to get a smooth paste.
Step three: Grind grated coconut, green chilies, ginger, garlic, cashew nuts, coriander leaves, and kitchen king masala together adding water little by little to get a smooth paste.
The masala paste.
The masala paste.
Step four: Heat oil in a pan. Saute paneer cubes for 30 seconds. Collect them in a plate. Add chopped onions. Saute till they become translucent. Add all other veggies, except tomatoes. Add some salt.
Step four: Heat oil in a pan. Saute paneer cubes for 30 seconds. Collect them in a plate. Add chopped onions. Saute till they become translucent. Add all other veggies, except tomatoes. Add some salt.
Step five: Stir-cook them, sprinkling some water till they become tender yet crunchy. Throw in tomatoes. Cook till they wilt. By this time, the contents turn almost dry.
Step five: Stir-cook them, sprinkling some water till they become tender yet crunchy. Throw in tomatoes. Cook till they wilt. By this time, the contents turn almost dry.
Step six: Add ground masala paste. Saute the mix for 2-3 minutes or till you get a nice aroma from the roasted spices and cashew nuts.
Step six: Add ground masala paste. Saute the mix for 2-3 minutes or till you get a nice aroma from the roasted spices and cashew nuts.
Step seven: Add paneer cubes. Add sugar and remaining salt. Stir well.
Step seven: Add paneer cubes. Add sugar and remaining salt. Stir well.
Step eight: Add two cups of water. Bring the mix to a boil. Add amchur powder. Simmer for two minutes. Turn off the stove. Your favorite mixed vegetable curry is done!
Step eight: Add two cups of water. Bring the mix to a boil. Add amchur powder. Simmer for two minutes. Turn off the stove. Your favorite mixed vegetable curry is done!
Mixed vegetable curry
Mixed vegetable curry

Nutritional information of Mixed Vegetable Curry

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 128
Calories from Fat36
% Daily Value *
Fat 4 g6%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 12 g4%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 3 g12%
Protein 4 g8%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 148 mg6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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