Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Spicy Jalfrezi recipe – M.M.Mithaiwala

1 large carrot, cut lengthwise
10 -15 French beans, cut lengthwise
1/2 cup cauliflower
2 medium red capsicums, cut lengthwise
1/2 cup green peas
2 medium onions, sliced
2 medium Tomatoes, chopped
2 -3 green chilies, slit
2 inches piece fresh ginger, cut in juliennes
1 teaspoon cumin seed
2 teaspoons dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
1 teaspoon red chili powder
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
100 g cottage cheese, cut lengthwise 


1 Steam all the veggies except capsicum (bell pepper) in the microwave.
2 Steam the capsicum separately because it requires very little cooking time.
3 Heat oil in a pot.
4 Add cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
5 Once they stop, add green chillies and onions.
6 Stir-fry until the onions are translucent.
7 Add tomatoes and cook on low heat for 60 seconds.
8 Add the masala powders and salt. Mix well.
9 Cook till the oil separates from the masala.
10 Now, fold in the steamed veggies into this masala mixture.
11Cook for 60 seconds, then add the steamed capsicum and cottage cheese.
12 Cook, covered, on low heat, for 5 minutes until the masala mixes well into the veggies.
13 Add the ginger juliennes and wait for 60 seconds.
14 Serve hot with rotis (Indian flatbreads) or rice.

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