Kerala Vegetable Stew

Kerala Vegetable Stew - Very good accompaniment with Appam and Idiyappam. Ingredients Chopped mixed vegetables (potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, French beans, and green bell peppers) - 4 teacups Medium onion sliced - 2 Oil - 4 tbsp Green Cardamoms - 4 whole Cloves - 4 whole Cinnamon stick - 1" Green Chilli slit - 2 Ginger cut into strips - 2 tspn Black Peppercorns coarsely crushed - 1 tsp Coconut Milk - 2 cups Water - 2 cups A few curry leaves and salt to taste Method Heat the oil in a pan on medium level till it is hot. Add the green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon. Fry for a few seconds. Now add the green chillies, ginger and the sliced onions. Saute on medium heat for 2 minute(s) or till the onions are transparent and soft. Add the mixed vegetables, curry leaves, salt and water. Cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes or till the vegetables are cooked.. Add the peppercorns and the coconut milk. Simmer on very low heat for about 1 minute.