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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Mushroom Caldin Recipe

Mushroom Caldin Recipe
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
 
Mushroom Caldin is one vegetarian recipe from Goa, India born out of Portuguese influence where the mushroom is cooked in coconut milk and tamarind paste with light spices. Usually, the gravy is yellow in colour but here, only cumin and coriander powder are added. Perfect for a light meal anytime with some buttered bread on the side. It is easy and therefore you can make it for your weeknight dinner.
Ingredients
  • 200 grams Button mushrooms
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 5 Garlic pods
  • ¼ teaspoon Ginger , paste
  • 4 teaspoon Tamarind Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder , roasted
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder , roasted
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 2 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 4 Bread slices
  • 2 teaspoon Butter
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Mushroom Caldin recipe, heat a medium saucepan with olive oil. Add onions and cook till they become soft and translucent.
  2. Cook for about a minute and then add ginger, garlic, and salt. Mix and cook for another one minute.
  3. After a minute, add the whole mushrooms, tamarind paste, cumin powder and stir fry for a minute. Add water, mix and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Finally, add the coconut milk and boil for few more minutes. Check for seasoning. Toast the breads on tawa with butter till almost crispy brown in colour. Serve hot.

 

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