Vegetable Jalfrezi

Vegetable Jalfrezi

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Jalfrezi is a cooking method known the world-over. It is basically a preparation of vegetables or meat in a saucy base.

Vegetable jalfrezi features veggies in a base of tomato sauce spiked up with sautéed green chillies, ginger, onions, and such flavourful ingredients.

Enjoy this dish piping hot with rotis , a wrap or a roll of your choice.

Have a go at other mixed vegetable subzis like Mixed Vegetable White Korma or Mixed Vegetables in Palak Methi Gravy .

Vegetable Jalfrezi recipe - How to make Vegetable Jalfrezi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients
Method
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  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the cumin seeds, ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add all the vegetables, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves, salt and 1 tbsp of water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the fresh tomato pulp and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy108 cal
Protein4.5 g
Carbohydrates15.6 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium211.4 mg
Vegetable Jalfrazie Video by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable Jalfrezi recipe with step by step photos

Preparation for Veg Jalfrezi

  1. To make vegetable jalfrezi, we are using an assortment of vegetables like baby corn, carrot, French beans and cauliflower. We have cut them diagonally and par boiled them.
  2. Peel the skin from onions and discard it. Thinly slice the onions and keep aside.
  3. Check out this recipe with detailed step by step images to make Fresh Tomato Pulp at home.

How to make veg jalfrezi

  1. To cook mixed vegetable jalfrezi, heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. Add ginger paste.
  3. Add garlic paste.
  4. Mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds or until the raw aroma vanishes.
  5. Add the onions.
  6. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes or until the onions are soft and pink.
  7. Add all the other vegetables starting with diagonally cut and parboiled baby corn. If you do not find baby corns, make use of sweet corn kernels.
  8. Add diagonally cut and parboiled carrot. It is important to cut the vegetables uniformly so, they take a similar cooking time and cook perfectly without getting mushy.
  9. Add diagonally cut and parboiled french beans. To make it more nutritious , you can add in protein in the form of paneer or soya nuggets.
  10. Add parboiled cauliflower florets. Other vegetables like broccoli florets, green peas, potato, capsicum, bell peppers can also be added if you like.
  11. Add chilli powder. The vegetable jalfrezi is supposed to be mildly spicy but you can adjust the quantity as per your preference.
  12. Add turmeric powder.
  13. Add coriander-cumin seeds powder.
  14. Add garam masala. Adjust the spice levels to suit your taste.
  15. Add dried fenugreek leaves.
  16. Add salt.
  17. Add 1 tbsp of water and mix well. The water prevents the spices from burning.
  18. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Do not overcook as you want the veggies to retain their crunch.
  19. Add the fresh tomato pulp. If you do not have tomato pulp handy, make use of tomato ketchup to provide the vegetable jalfrezi the much needed tangy flavor.
  20. Add coriander.
  21. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  22. Serve vegetable jalfrezi hot with chapatis, naan, paratha or pulaoVegetable Makhanwala, Vegetable Hariyali, Mixed Vegetables Patiala Style, Paneer and Vegetable Korma, Paneer and Vegetables in Khus Khus Gravy are some other Punjabi mixed vegetable sabzi.

Reviews

Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 24 Jul 19 07:11 PM
5

Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 13 Nov 18 08:17 PM
5

Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 13 Nov 18 08:17 PM
5

Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 30 Sep 18 03:14 PM
5

easy and tasty veggie....good variety breaking the monotony of simple veggies...do try everyone
Tarla Dalal
01 Oct 18 09:25 AM
   Hi Anshu, Happy to know you liked our recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 27 Jun 17 08:21 PM
5

Turned out good. Simple to cook and delicious! 4 stars
Tarla Dalal
28 Jun 17 09:05 AM
   Hi Neeta, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 29 Feb 16 05:30 PM
5

Simple and delicious! Thank you for a great recipe!
Vegetable Jalfrezi
 on 11 Feb 16 05:06 PM
5

Vegetable jalfrezi.. A great combination of mixed vegetables.. with a saucy and tangy texture.. Taste great with roti..