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Mixed Vegetable Curry


Ingredients :

250g paneer
4 onions
4 tomatoes
4 capsicums
12 mushrooms
Oil for frying

For the marinade:

50 ml oil
Salt to taste
1 tsp pepper powder

For the Oriental sauce:

1 tbsp oil
2 onions, sliced
2 sprigs curry leaves
3 green chilies, chopped
1/2 cup grated coconut
Salt to taste
A pinch of turmeric power


Cut paneer, onions, tomatoes and capsicums into 2.5 cm cubes.
Mix all the marinade ingredients and apply to the chopped vegetables. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
Arrange the vegetables and paneer cubes on the shaslik stick.

To prepare the Oriental sauce :

1. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and sauté well.

2. Add curry leaves and green chilies. Fry for two minutes and finally add grated coconut,salt and a pinch of turmeric powder.

3. Add a little water and cook well. Remove from heat.

4. When cool, strain the mixture and simmer till it reaches sauce consistency. Check seasoning. Keep the sauce aside.

5. Grill the paneer and vegetable cubes on the shaslik stick until golden brown.

6. Serve hot on a hot sizzler tawa with the oriental sauce poured over, with dishes like saffron rice, Chinese spring roll and sauteed mushrooms.

Preparation time: 30 minutes excluding marination.