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Cauliflower,Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

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Recipe Cooked, Photographed and Written by Praveena

PrepTime:10 mins  CookTime:10 mins   Cuisine:Indian

I’m here today with another stir fry recipe, that’s easy & quick to make, yet healthy & tasty to eat. 🙂 I generally, refer this recipe, as TIRANGA / TRI-COLOURED stir fry, which resembles my Indian national flag.

As I said many a times, I always prefer and believe in simple cooking. In the sense, I opt to create a tasty dish with minimal ingredients which are easily available in everyday kitchen. Keeping in mind the busy weekdays we all have.

Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Some such recipes, which pop up immediately as I write this are, Broccoli & Carrot Stir FryLemon / Lime DalTomato-Carrot Soup, Onion-Yogurt / Perugu PachchadiSpinach Chutney

Cauliflower, Carrots & Green Peas, all three are low carb vegetables, which are rich in Iron, Fiber and essential nutrients. Read along till the end for how it turned out and how to serve this stir fry. Do try it & enjoy! 🙂 

Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Before starting to cook, don’t forget to see the Tips mentioned at the end.

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Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Ingredients:

  • Cauliflower – 1 small head
  • Carrots – 3 (medium size)
  • Green Peas – ½ cup (frozen / boiled)
  • Water – ½ cup
  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Green Chillies – 6
  • Jeera / Whole Cumin – 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves – a handful
  • Salt – 1½ teaspoon / as per taste

Ingredients for Tempering:

  • Cooking Oil – 3 tablespoons
  • Mustard Seeds / Aavalu – ½ teaspoon
  • Chana Dal / Split Yellow Lentils  – ½ teaspoon
  • Jeera / Whole Cumin – ½ teaspoon
  • Urad Dal / Skinless Black Lentils – ½ teaspoon

Special Ingredients:

  • Green Chillies
  • Jeera / Whole Cumin 
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves
Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Step wise pics Procedure:

Wash the cauliflower and carrots. Finely chop them as shown.
Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame. Add all the ‘Ingredients for Tempering’ and saute them.
Add all the cauliflower florets, carrot pieces, water, turmeric powder and salt to the pan.
Give everything a stir and close the pan with lid. Let the veggies soften. (takes 4-5 mins)
Meanwhile, take the green chillies, whole cumin / jeera and fresh coriander leaves into spice blender. Make a fine paste.
If the veggies are softened enough, go for the seasoning. Transfer all blended spice paste and green peas into the pan. Mix up everything thoroughly.
Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry
Switch the flame off when the water evaporates completely. Transfer the stir fry into a serving bowl. Done!!

Tips:

  • Instead of chopping the carrot , you can even opt to grate them.
  • To check if the veggies are cooked or not, take a piece and press it between your fingers or cut it with the ladle. 
  • Adjust the salt and spice according to your taste.
  • You can replace fresh green peas with boiled chickpeas or any other beans too.
  • It just takes 10 mins of your time, if you have the veggies chopped and all set.
  • This stir fry can be stored in fridge for up to 2-3 days.

Result:

  • The taste of this, Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry, is very good.
  • The freshness from the veggies is intact, as we didn’t fry / cook for long. That’s the motto of any stir fry in general.
  • We had this stir fry as a side with whole wheat roti.
  • You can even have it as it is or as a side for any rice, any bread, chapati, as a taco filling, sandwich filling or as part of a salad bowl.
Cauliflower Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Cauliflower, Carrots & Peas Stir Fry

Indian style, vegan, gluten free, low carbs, low calorie, stir fry recipe. Easy & quick to make, healthy & tasty to eat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cauliflower carrots stir fry, Indian style cauliflower stir fry recipe, simple vegan stir fry recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: VegCookBook by Praveena

Ingredients

  • 1 head Cauliflower (small)
  • 3 count Carrots (medium size)
  • ½ cup Green Peas (frozen / boiled)
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 6 count Green Chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera / Whole Cumin
  • 4 twigs Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 1½ teaspoon Salt (or as per taste)

Ingredients for Tempering:

  • 3 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds / Aavalu
  • ½ teaspoon Chana Dal / Split Yellow Lentils 
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera / Whole Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Urad Dal / Skinless Black Lentils

Instructions

  • Wash the cauliflower and carrots thoroughly. Peel the skin of carrots.
  • Finely chop the carrots into small pieces and cauliflower into small florets.
  • Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame.
  • Add all the ‘Ingredients for Tempering’ and saute them.
  • Add all the cauliflower florets, carrot pieces, water, turmeric powder and salt to the pan.
  • Give everything a stir and close the pan with lid. Let the veggies soften.
  • Meanwhile, take the green chillies, whole cumin / jeera and fresh coriander leaves into spice blender. Make a fine paste.
  • After 4-5 mins, check for the crunchiness of the veggies. If you are satisfied, then go for the seasoning. If not let the veggies cook for more time.
  • Transfer all blended spice paste and green peas into the pan. Mix up everything thoroughly.
  • Switch the flame off when the water evaporates completely.
  • Transfer the stir fry into a serving bowl. Done!!

Notes

Please see the MAIN POST for step wise pics and recipe TIPS.

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