Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy


Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy

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The moment you think of the term Coconut Gravy, you think of a gravy made of coconut milk or a paste of spices and coconut. This is a very different recipe, in which the gravy is made of coconut water and coconut meat, enhanced with a ginger-onion-green chilli paste.


The fabulous flavour and texture of the gravy makes it a perfect home for assorted veggies like juicy beans and sweet carrots. Enjoy the Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy fresh and hot with rice .

Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy recipe - How to make Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped french beans
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/4 cup green peas
1 1/4 cups tender coconut water
1/2 cup roughly chopped tender coconut meat
1 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (without Using Any Water)
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1/2 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the coconut water, coconut meat and cornflour in a mixer and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the french beans, carrot , green peas and ½ cup of water in a microwave safe shallow dish and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Drain well and keep aside.
  3. Put the oil in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 seconds. Add the cumin seeds and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Add the prepared paste, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the coconut water mixture, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes 30 seconds, while stirring twice in between.
  6. Add the boiled vegetables and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy105 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates12.7 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat5.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A189.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.5 mg
Vitamin B35.6 mg
Vitamin C5.8 mg
Folic Acid17.3 mcg
Calcium35.1 mg
Iron1.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.6 mg
Potassium61.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

Reviews

Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Gravy
 on 05 Jul 16 05:23 PM
5

Vegetables in spicy coconut gravy.. different taste of the gravy.. a bit sweet and spicy combination.. which is too good.. My family enjoyed this recipe.. a lot..