2 cups Vegetables
2 Onions cut length-wise
2 Green chilies cut length-wise
1 teaspoon Coriander powder
1 1/4 teaspoon Salt
one pinch Turmeric powder
1/2 Cinnamon stick
2 tblsp Coconut powder
1 teaspoon Khus-Khus (poppy seeds)
1/4 teaspoon (3 cloves) Garlic
1/4 teaspoon powder (or 1/2 fresh) ginger
Put a reasonable sized vessel on the range and heat oil. Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add onions and green chilies and fry till onions turn brown. Add garlic + ginger paste and fry for a minute or so. Add vegetables and fry for about 3 minutes. Add Water (about a cup or two). Let the vegetables + turmeric powder cook.
If you are using canned or frozen vegetables skip the above step.
Add coconut paste, khus-khus, salt and wait until cooked. (Note: Cook on low heat.)