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Shorvedar Sabzi

Posted by Annita on November 11, 2006

Last week i’ve tried Vee‘s Shorvedar Sabzi,and it came out very good.Through this recipe i’ve even started using Nigella seeds in my home cooking.Thanks Vee for sharing such tasty and colorful recipe with us.

Mixed Veg Curry

Here goes the recipe…


Potato diced – 1 medium sized
Cauliflower cut into florets – 1/4 medium sized
Carrot cut into slightly thick rounds – 1
Green Peas – 1/4 cup
Chopped Tomato – 1 medium sized
Tomato paste – 2 tbsp
Chopped Carrots – 1 or 2 tsp

Red Chilly POwder – 1 tsp
Coriander POwder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin POwder – 1 tsp

Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Fennel Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Kalongi/Nigella Seeds – 1/4 tsp

Oil – as needed
Salt & pepper – to taste


Take oil in a pan and shallow fry potatoes,cauliflower and carrot one after another and keep them aside.As Vee says,this step is optional.

Add mustard seeds to the remaining oil,and allow it to splutter.Also add cumin seeds,fennel seeds and nigella seeds and fry it for a while.Stir in chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and cumin powder and immediately add tomato paste,chopped tomatoes,green peas,salt,pepper and chopped carrots.Stir it ,cover and cook till tomatoes are well blended and oil starts to seperate.Mix in the fried veggies and cook for another 2-3 mts,adding water if needed.Switch off the heat and serve.


2 Responses to “Shorvedar Sabzi”

  1. vinitha suresh said

    Thanks for a wonderful recipe!!!..I tried it and it came out good.My husband also liked it.

  2. Nita said

    Thanks!! I always make this delicious recipe whenever i run out of onions:) tastes v.good

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