Vegetable Stew, to be served with Aapam – Vegan

Vegetable Stew


Potatoes 3

Peas     1/2 cup

Carrot (cut into small cubes) 1/2 cup

Onions    1 large

Green chillies,(cut into long slits)  5

Cloves          5

Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

Whole black pepper – 5-6

Ginger, thinly chopped 1tbsp

Fresh curry leaves – 7-8

Coconut oil        2 tbsp

Thick coconut milk, fresh or canned 1 cup

Salt to taste

Cut the potatoes and carrots into cubes.

Cut the onion into thin long slices.

In a cooking vessel, put the potatoes, carrots,peas,onions along with the cut green chillies and ginger. Add the whole black pepper,cloves and the cinnamon.

Add 3/4 cup water and salt. Cover the vessel and keep it for boiling on a medium flame for around 5 minutes. Check if the potatoes are cooked and then take the lid off and continue cooking till there is very little liquid. Then add the coconut milk and mix and cook on slow flame for 2 minutes. Finally, add curry leaves and the coconut oil and mix.

Serve hot with Aapam.

Use thick coconut milk.

Or you can use canned coconut milk, which has a fresh taste.


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