Vegetable Moilee


This is a famous south Indian dish,tastes yum with rice or appam.

I saw the recipe on Master Chef-Kitchen ke super stars and tried it out.

This is one of easy and yummy dish.


1-½ cup mixed vegetables cubed  (carrot,potatoes,brinjal,pumkin,drumstics,french beans).

2 cups thick Coconut milk.

10 Cashewnuts.

1 Onion finely chopped.

2 tsp Ginger chopped.

3 Green chillies.

juice of 1/2 Lemon.

1 tbsp Oil.

1 tsp Mustard seeds.

10 Curry leaves.

1/4 tsp Asafoetida.

1/4 tsp Haldi.

Salt to taste.


wash and dry all the mixed vegetables.



Keep aside.

Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan.

Add cashew nuts,ginger and chopped onions.


Stir fry till onion start turning brown.

Add turmeric and green chillies.



Add coconut milk & salt.Mix well.



Cook till a light boil comes to the milk,add lemon juice,mix well.

Remove from gas and keep aside to cool.

Once cool pass it through a mixie and strain.

In another pan heat 1/2 tbsp Oil.

Add mustard seeds,asafoetida and curry leaves.

Add vegetables,salt and little water.

Cover and cook till vegetables are cooked.


Now add the strained coconut gravy,mix well.

Check for salt.

Serve hot with appams or steam rice.

Tip:For enhanced south indian flavour use coconut oil.

Happy Cooking !!!




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s