Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe)
A delicious and wholesome stew prepared Greek Style with chunks of vegetables being cooked in a luscious tomato puree and olive oil. The dish is a meal by itself and can be the best dish to make when you want a simple meal.
Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe) is cooked with chunks of vegetable simmered in a luscious tomato sauce. Seasoned with just salt that brings out the original flavor from each vegetable. This Vegetable Stew is considered as a main course dish amongst the Greek as the stew is loaded with vegetables
Sometimes okra and bell peppers are also added into the dish to give an extra depth to the dish. Olive oil is the main ingredient in most Greek dishes and is must to be ingredient used while cooking.
Serve the Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe) as a main course for any party or can be relished during a Sunday Lunch meal.
If you are looking for more Stew recipes here are some :
- 1 Green zucchini , cut into wedges
- 1 Brinjal (Baingan / Eggplant) , cut into wedges
- 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , diced
- 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , diced
- 2 Onions , sliced
- 1 cup Cauliflower (gobi) , cut into small florets
- 1/2 cup White broad beans , soaked over night
- 5 Tomatoes , pureed
- 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 2 Stalks Celery , chopped
- 2 sprig Parsley leaves , finely chopped
- Black pepper powder , to taste
- Salt , to taste
- 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil , for cooking
How to make Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe)
We begin making the Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe) by prepping all the ingredients first and keep it ready.
Boil the tomatoes in a pressure cooker for 2 whistle and puree them.
Heat a kadai or a deep pan with olive oil
Add garlic and chopped onions and saute for a while until the onions are caramelized.
Then add the carrot and potatoes sauté them for few minutes till it becomes soft. This will take a good 5 -7 minutes.
In the meantime, pressure cook the white beans in a pressure cooker for 4 whistles and simmer for 15 more minutes. Release its pressure naturally and keep it aside.
Back into the pan where the potatoes and carrots are being cooked, add the eggplant, zucchini and cauliflower.
Cook till the eggplants are soft. Add the pureed tomatoes and cooked white beans. You can add some water to adjust the consistency of the stew
Season it with salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes by covering it with a lid.
Turn off the heat after 20 minutes and your Greek Style Briami is ready to be served.
Serve the Greek Style Briami as a main course for any party or can be relished during a Sunday Lunch meal.