Sabzo Bhaji Fried mixed vegetables
3 large carrots
250g green beans
¼ head cauliflower
½ head small cabbage
3 tablespoons or ghee or oil
½ teaspoon black mustard seeds or panch phora 8 curry leaves (optional)
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
¼ teaspoon chilli powder or 1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and sliced
1½ teaspoon salt, or to taste Peel the carrots and cut into thin matchsticks.
Trim the beans, removing the strings if needed, and slice diagonally.
Cut the cauliflower into a floret, leaving some stem on.
Coarsely shred the cabbage.
Heat the ghee in a large frying pan over low heat.
Add the mustard seeds and curry leaves, if using, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring well.
Add the garlic, ginger, turmeric and chilli, and stir-fry for a further 5 minutes, or until all vegetables are tender but still crisp.
Sprinkle with the salt, mix well, cover and cook for a final 2 minutes.