- 1 tbsp oil
- 1tsp ginger paste or ginger garlic
- ½ tsp cumin
- 1 cup finely chopped onions
- 1 green chile – slit or chopped
- 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes or tomato puree
- 1 pinch turmeric
- ¾ tsp red chilli powder
- 1 tsp garam masala or curry powder
- 3 cups chopped mixed vegetables – carrots, beans, bell pepper, peas, potatoes, cauliflower, etc
- salt to taste
- Water as needed
Mixed veg is a staple of authentic Indian cuisine. A rich blend of vegetables, curry, and other spices; you’ll never regret having mixed veg on the table. This dish is best served as a side, along with your choice of roti, chapati, poori, or plain rice.
One of the key ingredients in mixed veg is turmeric. It contains powerful medicinal compounds known as curcuminoids. One of these compounds specifically is called curcumin, which is a strong antioxidant and has great anti-inflammatory effects
Curcumin is also linked to a lower risk of various brain diseases, as well as improved brain functionality. It boosts a process known as Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) which is a growth hormone that drives neuron multiplication.
How to make indian mixed vegetables
There you have it, quick, simple, and utterly delicious. Enjoy your home cooked, authentic Indian mixed veg wherever you are by packing it in your Vaya Tyffyn lunch bag to keep it fresh and ready to serve!
This is one recipe for Indian mixed veg, but this dish is slightly different almost everywhere. It is a simple recipe, and many families have their own specific variation of it, built to their tastes. Experiment with it yourself, and see what you like best!