Coconut Stew

Coconut Stew

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Appam is served with coconut stew, delicately flavoured with coconut and spices.

Coconut Stew recipe - How to make Coconut Stew

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups
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1 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 cardamoms
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 stick cinnamon (dalchini)
1 green chilli ,
salt to taste
1 tsp cornflour dissolved in 2 tbsp water
1 1/2 cups boiled mixed vegetables (carrots ,
and french beans) , cut diagonally

For Serving

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the cardamom, cloves and cinnamon, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the coconut milk, green chilli and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the cornflour-water mixture and mixed vegetables, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Serve hot with appam.
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Coconut Stew
 on 06 Nov 20 08:32 PM

Tarla Dalal
09 Nov 20 10:49 AM
   Thanks so much for trying our recipe, it means a lot to us. Keep trying more recipes and sharing your feedback with us.
Coconut Stew
 on 18 Feb 16 09:00 PM

It came out very very well both the appam and the stew.
Tarla Dalal
19 Feb 16 10:09 AM
   Thanks Nalini. We are delighted you loved the coconut stew recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Coconut Stew
 on 20 Apr 13 02:42 PM

Love your appam recipe and coconut stew goes perfectly with it.