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Easy, tasty side dish recipes
With the importance of eating more vegetables with every meal gaining ground, carrying vegetable side dishes to go with your rice/roti for lunch becomes imperative. And, you would agree that gravies and watery side dishes leaking out of your lunchbox are the last thing you`d want at work.

So, we`ve picked a bunch of recipes that are quite dry and would serve as accompaniment to your chapathi, pulav or even curd rice.

Kadai vegetables


2 medium sized onions
2 tomatoes
1 cup of diced potatoes
1 cup of chopped beans
1 cup of chopped carrots
1/2 cup of green peas
1 cup of cauliflower florets
1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder
1 tsp. of chilli powder
1/2 tsp. of garam masala powder
1 tsp. of ginger garlic paste
1 cup of curd
1/2 tsp. of Cumin seeds


Chop the onions and tomatoes.
Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds,add the onions and fry them until they turn translucent,followed by ginger garlic paste saute well till the raw smell extracts from it.
Add the tomatoes, saute it well.
Add the chopped vegetables and saute them for a min.
Add curd and salt, mix it well , add 1 cup of water to it and allow the vegetables to cook in medium flame.
When the vegetables get cooked, add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and mix them gently.
Now allow this to cook for another 10 min. .
Finally garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Delicious kadai sabzi is ready to serve.......

Recipe and image courtesy: Veggie Paradise
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