Thursday, July 30, 2015

Veg kaju usal

This is one of the fab recipes which I simply love was shared by my friend Sandhya Puranik its got such lovely flavor and if ur looking for a quick recipe then this is the one for you...original recipe used tender cashews also known as bibbo in konkani but I have used vegs instead of that :)

Recipe Credit : Chef Vikas Khanna


1 and 1/2 cup Mixed boiled vegs ( I have used peas, Carrot, Cauliflower)

1 cubed potato (cubed and shallow Fried in oil )

2 tbsp Cashews 

2-3 green chillies

7-8 flakes of garlic

1/2 cup of coconut 

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

2 med sized onion (finely chopped)

1/2 tsp garam masala

1/4 cup water

2 tbsp oil 


  • Par boil all the vegs and keep aside.
  • Fry cubed potato in oil and keep aside.
  • In pan add oil when it sizzles add cumin seeds when it splutters add rougly chopped green chillies, garlic sliced chopped onion and fry till translucent and till turns golden brown then add the coconut and fry well till coconut gives out a nice aroma.
  • Switch off the flame and grind this to a fine paste.
  • Transfer the paste to a cooking pot add water (1/4 cup) and mix and bring it to a boil.
  • Now add the the boiled vegs, fried potato , cashews and simmer and cook for aboud 2-3 mins .
  • Switch off the gas and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves .
  • Serve with chapathi ...its excellent and simply yummy !

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