Vegetable Jalfrezi / Mixed Vegetables in a Spicy Masala

Author: Neha Mathur
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Ingredients

  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin Zeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Onion - 1/2 cup thinly sliced
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Green chili - 2   slit into half
  • Tomato puree - 3 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup - 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Paneer - 250 g cut into small pieces
  • Mixed vegetables - 2 cups I used capsicum, cauliflower, carrot and peas
  • Kasuri methi - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • Fresh cream - 2 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds starts to crackle, add onion and fry till slightly browned.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the onions are nicely browned.
  5. Add green chili, tomato puree and tomato ketchup.
  6. Fry for a minute.
  7. Add coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt.
  8. Add 2 tbsp water.
  9. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add mixed vegetables and cover and cook till done.
  11. Add paneer, kasuri methi, sugar, lemon juice and fresh cream and cook for a minute.
  12. Garnish with fresh coriander.
  13. Serve hot with laccha paratha or Naan.