Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Mili-juli subzi

Mili-juli subzi is an combination of seasonal vegetables & Paneer cooked on milk, creamy onion-tomato gravy

Ingredients required

  • One cup of quartered onions
  • 2-inch ginger piece
  • 6 pods of garlic
  • 11/2 cup tomato puree (made from three tomatos)
  • 2 tsp dry kasoori methi 
  • 2 cups of mixed chopped vegetables like carrot, green peas, capsicum, Beans, baby corn, cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup of boiled, de-skinned potatos, quartered
  • 1/2 cup of paneer, cut into thick slices
  • 1/4 cup milk/ cream
  • 4 tsp butter

To be mixed into spice mix
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • 1 tsp dhanya powder
  • 1/2 tsp haldi/turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 11/2 tsp Everest Kitchen King masala
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Boil the quartered onions, then blend it along with ginger and garlic into paste
Melt butter in kadaai, add the spice mix and let it fry for sometime on simmer flame. After which add onion-ginger-garlic paste.  Saute them till they turn oily on top.

Now add in tomato puree and kasoori methi.  Saute for sometime, Add cup of mixed vegetables, cover and cook for sometime

Add one cup of water, close the lid.  On the other side deep fry the paneer slices and boiled, quartered potato, keep fried paneer and potato aside.   When vegetables get three fourth done, switch off the flame, add milk/cream, mix and adjust salt.  Switch on flame, giving it an occasional stir.  Finally add in fried potato n paneer slices and serve hot with roti/paranthas

Hmm.. it was very heavy on tummy... but soo nutritious!!!

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