Vegetable Makhanwala (No Onion- No Garlic)
Though I have heard a lot about Jain food, I never tried making them at home. The other day, when one of my readers requested for such recipes, I decided to give it a try. Needless to say, the recipe was great. Simple to make, different yet tasty. Yet another Tarla Dalal recipe . :) Vegetable Makha
- 3 Tomatoes
- 3 Peppercorns
- 2 - 3 Cloves
- 10 Cinnamon (2 inch sticks)
- 2 - 3 Cardamoms Green
- 3 chillies Dried red
- 1/2 teaspoon methi Kasoori
- 2 tablespoons Tomato ketchup
- 2 teaspoons Cornflour
- 1/2 cup Coconut milk (I used thick)
- 2 tablespoons Cashewnut powder
- 3 tablespoons Butter
Boil water in a pan and immerse the tomatoes in it for one minute. Remove, de-skin and deseed tomatoes and chop finely. Keep aside.
Heat the butter in a pan, add peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, cardamoms, red chillies and dry fenugreek leaves. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till mashed.
Add the tomato sauce and boiled vegetables and mix well. Dissolve the cornflour in the coconut milk and add to the gravy.
Add the xbd cup water and bring tc a boil. Add the salt and cashewnut powder. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Serve hot garnished with the coriander.