Slow Cooker Winter Supper Stew Recipe

Slow Cooker Winter Supper Stew Recipe
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
Nature's bountiful produce for winter is a blessing for all of us. Nutritionists have given enough reason pointing to the medical importance of including colourful veggies in our daily diet. Keeping this in mind here is one very simple stew that can be served with assorted breads or like a soup to warm up in cold evening. Include in your everyday supper menu to get the full nutritional benefits to stay fit and healthy. We are sure you will love the taste of lightness of this winter stew.
Ingredients
  • 2 Beetroot , cut into cubes
  • 2 Carrot , cut into cubes
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , cut into cubes
  • 4 Potatoes (aloo)
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 2 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions)
  • 6 Garlic pods
  • 5 Whole Black Pepper Corns
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger , paste
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania) , chopped (few)
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil , as required
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Slow Cooker Winter Supper Stew recipe, first clean and cut all the vegetables. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add add bay leaf, pepper, garlic and ginger and let it cook for about a minute.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and vegetables except capsicum, close the lid and cook for upto 2 whistles.
  4. Open the lid add capsicum, coriander leaves and adjust the seasoning. Let it cook for one more minute and switch off the gas. Serve hot.

 

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Mutton Chaap

Mutton Chaap
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Mughlai
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Serves: 2-3
 
Arguably the most influenced cuisine for Indian culinary techniques and methods for cooking meat goes to the Mughals and are still winning the hearts of millions of foodies all over the world and definitely will not retire in future. The recipe uses the goat ribs which is the most tastiest part of the goat and ideal for any special masala preparation. Marination and slow cooking of the meat is adopted especially for such recipes. Lamb chops will also work well with this recipe, though the mutton meat will take a bit longer to get fully cooked, but the end result is delicious. The use of aromatic Indian spices like cardamom, cinnamon, saffron, is a perfect match to cook with Mutton chaap.
Ingredients
  • 400 grams Mutton , ribs
  • 3 Onions , sliced
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger , paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , paste
  • 1 Brown Cardamom , crushed
  • 2 Cardamom (Pods /Seeds)
  • 2 Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Fresh Red chillies
  • ¼ teaspoon Cloves
  • Mace powder , a pinch
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Hot Chilly Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • ¼ teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 4 Whole Black Pepper Corns
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1 cup Yogurt (Curd) , beaten
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making Mutton Chaap Recipe, first wash the meat and pat dry it on a kitchen towel.
  2. Take a medium sized bowl, add curd, mace powder, salt, half of ginger and garlic paste and mix the mixture well. Now add the mutton pieces and mix well so that the mixture coats completely on the meat. Cover the bowl and refrigerate overnight or for 2 hours at least.
  3. Place a pressure cooker on the stove on medium flame and add some oil. Add the onions and fry till brown in colour.
  4. Add the ginger and garlic paste, 1 tablespoon water, pepper corn, cloves, red chilli, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, salt and crushed brown cardamom.
  5. Add the marinated mutton into the pressure cooker and stir fry for 15 minutes. Add half a cup of water to the pressure cooker and close the lid.
  6. Cook on medium heat for up to 5 whistles.
  7. Check for salt, and if the mutton is not fully cooked and getting dried up add ¼th cup water and cook for few more whistles.
  8. Open the lid and add green cardamom powder, rest for 15 minutes before eating.

 

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