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Coconut milk(Nariyal ka doodh) – 3 cups
Lime leaves(Nimboo ke patte) – 6 or 7
Lemongrass(Chai ke patte) – 1 stalk, slit in the middle
Turmeric root / haldi powder – ½ tsp
Ginger(Adrak) – 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Grated coconut (Nariyal)– 3 tbsp, slightly roasted for 5 minutes
Shallots sambar onions (Chhote pyaaz) – ½ cup, finely chopped
Potato(Aloo) – 1 cup, boiled, cut in small pieces
1 cup of mixed vegetables – chopped baby corn, carrot, French beans
Galangal/ new ginger (Adrak) – 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Garlic(Lehsun) – 6 cloves, finely chopped
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Fresh red chilies – finely chopped & de-seeded
Combine fresh red chillies, garlic, ginger, ½ tsp turmeric powder in a mixer to make a fine curry paste.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil. Add 1 tbsp of new ginger, lemon grass, onion, and sauté for 1 min. Add curry paste, mix and add lime leaves. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add the mixed vegetables and boiled potato to the curry and mix to coat well. Pour milk and mix. Add salt, and roasted grated coconut and stir. Cover and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.