Mixed Vegetable Stew Vegan & Gluten Free#Soupswappers

This is a Kerala Style vegetable stew.  It's so easy and delicious you must try this.  We had this with Palappam a vegan and gluten free appam.  Recipe follows.

Sending this to Soupswappers event theme is "Comforting Fall Stews" our host for the month is Colleen Delawder


300 Grams Mixed Frozen Veggies
2 Medium Potatoes -cubed 
1 Medium Onion - finely chopped 
1 Medium Tomato - skinned & chopped 
2 Green chilly- finely chopped 
2 Teaspoons Level Red Chilly powder 
¼ Teaspoon Turmeric powder
2 Teaspoons Level Coriander powder
¼ Teaspoon Garam masala
1 Teaspoon  Salt or to taste 
1 Vegetable Seasoning cube
1 Cup Thick Coconut Milk 
A Sprig Curry leaves-few 
2 Tablespoons Coriander leaves-chopped
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
To Grind Coarsely Without Water  

1 Inch Piece Ginger - chopped 
4 Big Cloves Garlic or 6 Small Ones - chopped 
1/2 Teaspoon Level Fennel seeds

Pressure cook all the vegetables except peas by adding 1 1/2 of water and salt . Cook the peas separately, keep them a side. 
Heat oil in a kadai / pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add green chilly, chopped onion and curry leaves , saute  till the onions start tor turn light golden then add  coarsely ground paste  of ginger-garlic - fennel seeds , seasoning cube , tomatoes and  saute well for t 2 minutes. Close it with a lid on low flame let it cook till the tomatoes soften and turn mushy, stir at intervals.  
When the tomatoes are mushy and release oil from the side add the cubed potatoes and saute on high flame for a minute or two, then add all the veggies and spices like turmeric powder,chilly powder, coriander powder and  taste for salt  then add, saute on high flame for 2 minutes .  Add 1 or 2 cups water according to the gravy required , close the kadai with a lid and on low  flame,  cook till the veggies are done.  When the veggies are cooked  and oil surfaces on top, then add coconut milk  and garam masala.  
Give it a good stir, and lightly stir it,  till it comes to a just a boil..Take  the kadai off flame .  Add the chopped coriander leaves .. Close the pan till ready to  serve.   .. So the very tasty vegetable stew  is ready to serve .  
This is a classic combination with Palappam.  Enjoy 
Labels : Mixed Vegetable , Stew, Gluten free, Vegan, Soupswappers, Kerala, Healthy, Coconut Milk

Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. What a great Meatless Monday meal. Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. This sounds yummy! P.S. I have a bowl exactly like yours!

  3. Love this stew recipe Sneha...it totally looks like a bowl of comfort...and so healthy!!! Faith, Hope, Love, & Luck - Colleen