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Vegetable Kurma

What you need: 

1 lb frozen cauliflower
1/4 cup frozen cut green beans
1/4 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 bunch cilantro leaves coarsely chopped
1 cup fresh coconut grated
2-3 green chilies
1 piece ginger
4-5 cloves garlic peeled
1 roma tomato finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
salt to taste
1tablespoon oil

What you do: 

Grind Coconut, cilantro, ginger, garlic, green chilies to a fine paste in the blender. Heat oil in a saucepan. Add the paste and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add turmeric powder and finely chopped tomato and cook till tomato is mashed. Add frozen veggies (which have been thawed). Add salt, enough water to make a gravy. Cover and cook till done.
Serve hot with rice or vegan bread or Indian rotis.

Preparation Time: 
30 mins
Cooking Time: 
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I was disappointed as there never seemed to be much "gravy".  I think I would add more tomatoes and less coconut (the coconut was a little disturbingly crunchy or stringy-- several guests asked what it was in a trying-to-be-polite way).  The green beans were a delicious component though and really matched well with the other flavors.

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