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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Assorted Vegetables & Cottage Cheese Jalfrezi

Indian Vegetarian Main Course Special
Punjabi Cuisine
Assorted Vegetables & Cottage Cheese (Paneer) Jalfrezi
Serves 2

Ingredients:
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- 1 Tbsp.

Dried Red Chillies- 1, Broken
French Beans- 8-10 No’s
Carrots- 1 Medium
Sweet Corn- 2 Tbsp.
Fresh Green Peas- 2 Tbsp.
Fresh Cottage Cheese (Paneer)- 2 Tbsp.
Onion- 1 Small
Tomatoes- 1 Medium, Chopped
Turmeric Powder (Haldi)- 1Tsp.
Red Chilli Powder (Kuti Lal Mirch)- 1 Tsp.
Salt- To Taste
Garam Masala Powder- 1 Tsp.
Fresh Coriander Leaves- 2 Tbsp.

Method:
Wash, Clean, Trim both Ends and Finely Cut French Beans in Juliennes
Wash, Peel, Finely Cut Carrots in Juliennes
Finely Slice Paneer into Juliennes
Par Boil French Beans, Carrots, Corn, Peas & Keep Aside
Heat Oil in a Non Stick Skillet (Kadhai)
Add Jeera & as they Crackle add Red Chillies
Add Onions & Sauté
Add Haldi, Red Chilli Powder, Salt, Assorted Parboiled Vegetables & Mix well
Add Tomatoes & Keep Stirring
Add Paneer & Gently Stir for some more Time
Garnish with Coriander & Serve Fresh with Roti, Salad, Dal, Curd/Raita!!


or just serve Hot with Phulkas!  




Tips:
Commonly found in Indian Restaurants in India & abroad alike, Jalfrezi is India’s Version of the Chinese Stir Fry with Spices
An Easy to Make Recipe with Frozen Vegetables Stocked up in the Freezer!
Can Add Finely Sliced Baby Corn, Zucchini, Asparagus & Portabella Mushrooms as well
Can add Green Bell Pepper, Yellow Bell Pepper & Red Bell Pepper (1 Each) cut in Juliennes

Variations:
Can add Vinegar as is traditionally added towards the end of the Dish

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :)

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