Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Gravy)
Thick coconut stew enriched with toor dal and seasonal vegetables like raw banana, pumpkin and green peas.
Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Gravy) is a divine vegetable stew made from a mix of seasonal vegetables. The dish mainly prepared in Hindu household. The gravy will contain mostly vegetables like pumpkin, raw banana, raw jackfruit, yam and radish. The gravy is simmered in a coconut curry with moong dal and flavored with chilli powder and turmeric.
As the gravy contains a lot of vegetables it will help you in gaining good amount of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals.
If you are looking for more Goan Recipes here are some:
- 1 cup Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , skin peeled and chopped
- 1 Raw Banana , skin peeled and chopped
- 1/2 Green peas (Matar)
- 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
- Salt , to taste
- 1 cup Tamarind Water To Grind
- 1 cup Fresh coconut
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 3 Dry Red Chilli
How to make Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe (Mixed Vegetable Gravy)
To begin making the Goan Style Khatkhatem Recipe pressure cook the dal along with all the vegetables (except green peas) with water in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle. Allow the pressure to release naturally by itself.
Meanwhile, grind the coconut along with turmeric powder dry red chilli into a smooth paste and keep it aside.
Keep the pressure cooker back on the heat and add the ground coconut paste with 1/2 cup water. Check for salt, add the green peas and tamarind water.
Leave it on the simmer for 5 minutes until the gravy thickens. Check for salt again and serve.