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                             Vegetable Jalfrezi
 
 Recipe By     : The Shiva Indian Restaurant, Houston Texas
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Indian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       Oz           Cauliflower florets
    3       Oz           Carrots, julienned
    1                    Green pepper, diced
    4       Oz           Green peas
    4       Oz           Almonds
    2       Oz           Cashews
    1       Md           Onion, chopped
      1/2   C            Water
      1/2   C            Vegetable oil
    2       Ts           Black pepper
    2       Ts           Chili powder
    1       Lg           Potato, boiled & diced
    1       Lg           Tomato, diced
    2       Ts           Mint
                         Salt, to taste
 
   Into a pot of boiling water, drop the cauliflower, carrots, bell
 pepper, and green peas and blanch for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain the
 vegetables and plunge them into a bowl of ice water to stop cooking. Set
 aside.
   Grind the almonds, cashews, and onions with water to create a smooth
 paste. In a pan, heat the oil until smoking, add the nut paste and
 stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the pepper and chili powder, then the
 blanched vegetables. Add the potatoes, tomatoes, and paneer (homemade
 cheese). Continue stirring while heating through. Add mint and salt.
   Makes 4 to 6 servings.
         
 
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