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Colorful Veg Kolhapuri

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Veg Kolhapuri is a spicy mix vegetable preparation. This is very popular dish from Kolhapur city which is situated in the South-west corner of Maharashtra. This is prepared in thick spicy gravy with loads of vegetables!
  Grated dry coconut 4 Teaspoon
  Clove 5
  Black peppercorns 5
  Cinnamon 1 Inch
  Sesame seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Cashew nuts 4 Medium
  Onion 1 1⁄2 Large, chopped finely
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, chopped finely
  Cauliflower florets 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Potato 1 Medium, chopped into small cubes
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into thick slices
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into small cubes
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Paneer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into small cubes
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Roasted cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

To make Kolhapuri masala - Heat pan on a medium high and dry roast whole garam masala, coconut and sesame seeds till coconut gets nice golden color and nice aroma from spices starts to come out.
Add kolhapuri masala in a blender, add cashew nuts and water and grind to form a smooth paste.
Heat 4 tsp oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and finely chopped onion and saute till onion gets light brown color.
Add ginger garlic paste and cook till raw smell from ginger garlic goes away.
Add coriander powder and roasted cumin powder, mix and cook for 2 mts.
Add chopped tomatoes, mix, add 1/4 cup of water, cover and cook for 5 mts.
Add ground paste of Kolhapuri masala, mix and cook for 2 mts.
Add red chilli powder and degi mirch powder, mix and cook till oil separates from the spices.
Add garam masala, add potatoes, add 1/4 cup of water, mix, cover and cook for 15 mts.
Add Cauliflower and cook for 5 mts. Keep on adding small amount of water if you find mixture is getting very dry.
Add carrot and green pepper and cook for 7 to 8 mts.
Add paneer and green peas, cover and cook for 5 mts.
Finally top it with butter for richer taste.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Spicy vegetable mix is characteristic with Maharashtrian cuisine for most occasions. Here is a recipe to make Veg Kolhapuri in typical Mahrashtrian style with thick and spicy gravy along with lot of vegetables. Great with naan or rice!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 302 Calories from Fat 128

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.8 mg0.9%

Sodium 199.4 mg8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.6%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 69.9% Vitamin C 90.7%

Calcium 14.9% Iron 18.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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