Veg Makhanwala is an utterly butterly delicious Indian curry made with veggies, butter, cream, and aromatic Indian spices. A North-Indian dish that will surely mesmerize you and take your taste buds to a new height. A Special Veg Dish for Special Occasions and Special Guests.
The word Makhanwala means made in or full of butter. Butter in Hindi is Makhan. Thus, it is called Veg Makhanwala.
Tastes best with tandoori roti or naan. I love it with steamed rice. Made in butter and no onions make it more aromatic and delicious. The paste of buttery cashew and cream adds stars to the taste.
If you are fond of cooking and want more fans of your culinary art then Veg Makhanwala is your perfect choice. Call up your friends and make this recipe. I bet everyone will be a fan of your cooking.
Usually, kids eat potatoes, bhindi etc but don’t eat other veggies like green peas, cauliflower, French beans etc. I must tell you that put any veggies in this recipes and they will not only eat them but fall in love with it.
Ingredients of Veg Makhanwala
Butter - 4 Tablespoon
Carrot - 1 Pcs Medium Size (1 inch)
Cauliflower - 100gm (florets)
Green Peas - 1/2 Cup
Salt - To Taste
Capsicum - 1/2 Cup (Cubed)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Tablespoon
Tomatoes - 3 Pcs Medium (Finely Chopped)
Cashews - 10 Pcs
Cumin Seeds (Jeera) - 1/2 Teaspoon
Bay Leaf - 2 or 3 small or 1 Big
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar - 1/2 Teaspoon
Red Chili Powder - 1 Teaspoon
Water - 1 Cup
Cream - 3 Tablespoon
Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 Teaspoon
Dry Fenugreek Leaves - 1/ Teaspoon
Coriander Leaves (Fresh) - 2 Tablespoon
Steps for Veg Makhanwala
Take a deep pan or Kadhai and add 1 tablespoon butter to it. Add ginger garlic paste and tomatoes. Saute for 2 minutes and add cashews. Simmer for 5 minutes or until tomatoes turn soft. Let it cool for some time and blend it in a blender to smooth paste.
Add 2 tablespoon butter to the pan and add all cut vegetables an salt according to taste. Saute veggies for 3-4 minutes. Cover and simmer for some time approximately 2 minutes or until veggies are half done. Take veggies out in a plate and keep it aside.
Now add 2 tablespoons butter. Put bay leaf and cumin seeds to it. Cook for 1 minute or until it turns aromatic. Add the blended tomato-cashed paste to it. Stir continuously. Cook until the paste thickens and oil starts to separate.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, sugar and required amount of salt. Saute on low flame for about a minute. Add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.
Now add the fried veggies to the mixture and mix well. Cover the lid and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Cook until the gravy thickens. Now add cream, garam masala (allspice mix) and dry fenugreek leaves to it.
Mix well and let it cook for about 3 minutes. Your uttterly butterly delicious Veg Makhanwala is ready to serve. Take a serving plate and sprinkle fresh coriander leaves over it. Serve it hot with Naan, Tandoori Roti or steamed rice for better taste.
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