May 28, 2010

Spicy and Meethi Vegetable Jaipuri and A Happy Long Weekend :)

I love Jaipur, the Pink City. The Royal Rajwadas and old temples, the famous tradition, the folk dances, the Rajasthani cousin with Choki Dhani, The relishing and royal dishes like dal bati, churma, rabdi, khicdi and so much more, The flavorful mithais and Bikaner sweets ...Wow so many stories associated with Rajasthan. Every tourist here can enjoy a royal kings like treatment.

Today I made Vegetable  Jaipuri. Though this is ofcourse the variation of original one, vegetable jaipuri always consits of varitey of vegetables mixed with some kinda masalas. I have made a dried coconut and onion paste. The vegetables are not boiled but cooked in a steam on a low flame. This is a dry sabzi. Adding raisins, which is a must do step, to Jaipuri enhances the taste of it..


Serves 4

1 large Capsicum
1 medium size potato
1 Onion
1 Tomato
1/2 Cabbage
Grean Peas (optional)
½ tsp Red Chili powder
1 tsp of Dhaniyajeera powder
1 tsp of Garam Masala or Onion - Garlic Chutney
1 tsp Pav Bhaji Masala
Raisins (a must ingredient)
Salt and Sugar to taste
Oil, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida (hing) for seasoning
Chopped Corriander for garnishing (optional)

For Paste:

1/2 onion
1 small bowl dried grated coconut (you can also grind dried coconut pieces in a mixer)
3-4 garlic pods
About 1/2" piece of ginger



1. Julienne all the vegetables except for Green peas and keep them aside.

2. To make paste grind all the ingredients listed above for paste into a grinder and make a paste. Add some water if required.

3. Take oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and asafetida after oil heats up.

4. Now add the paste immediately.Let the paste cook and wait till it turns light brown. Stir in between.

5. Add all powders, masalas, salt and stir till oil separates from the paste.

6. Add all the vegetables in a sequence. We are going to lid the pan and let the vegetable cook in steam.

7. First add potato and onion. Mix well so that paste gets applied evenly to all the vegetables. Lid the pan for about 5 minutes.

8. As they start to cook add tomato and green peas and cover again for 5 minutes.

9. At last add capsicum and cabbage. You can sprinkle some water if you feel vegetables are taking long time to cook.

10. Add raisins, lid again and let it cook for 8-10 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with hot parathas.

Sending this post to for Jagrutis Complete my thali Event

Till then, enjoy the long weekend !!!


  1. This dish looks very royal and beautiful presentation has set my tastebuds to drool.:)

  2. Hey Sayali
    Jaipuri dish looks awesome and I loved your dupatta you used..I've got very similar too....:-))

  3. A droolworthy dish! Happy Long Weekend!

  4. never made it at home. Thanks for sharing! beautiful presentation!
    Have a Great Weekend!

  5. delicious! nice presentation! u have a gr8 long wknd too.

  6. Such a wonderful dish and the pics are awesome too :-) you too have a great week end !

  7. Love the recipe dear, I also had a similar one in drafts, will post soon.

  8. Wonderful dish nice clicks. i like it. Great weekend.

  9. nice blog and thx for visiting my blog, adding you to my blogroll

  10. Thanks for accepting the awrd dear..thats a lovely dish and the color was awesome....good treat for our eyes...and have a happy long weekend...

  11. Hi Sayali, the pics are so tempting and yes rajasthani cuisine and their culture is adorable.

  12. Thanks for dropping at my place and yes dis dish z really a treat to tongue :)

  13. wow this jaipur special dish is simply awesome..the hot and sweet veggie curry..i feel its really a special recipe..good one.nicely explained with lovely pics

  14. Woooow nice spicy jaipuri masala sabzi dear...makes me hungry drool worthy curry dear...Sounds interesting sweet n hot curry.

  15. A very beautiful presentation and a healthy dish :)

  16. This is new to me dear and I love the veggie combo...bookmarked it...

  17. Hi Sayali

    Jaipuri preparation looks great. Before I treat my tongue let me treat my eyes by the awesome clicks of your preparation. Have a great weekend dear.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  18. Wat a beautiful and droolworthy dish, sounds healthy and yumm!!have a beautiful weekend Sayali..

  19. Such amazing flavors make this beautiful dish! Sounds lovely :D

  20. lovely recipe :)... thanks for sharing :).. great pic :)

  21. Yummy recipe, looks beautiful and delicious.

  22. vegetable jaipuri looks yummy. Nice click.

  23. Hope u had a wonderful weekend
    This looks simply delicious..yummy yumm

  24. Your curry looks simply delicious

  25. This is truly yum and great pics! bookmarked

  26. looks so nice and yummy. thanks for visiting my blog. do visit and post ur comments

  27. looks so tempting.gonna have this for my roti!!

  28. Seriously awesome picture. Love the presentation. Beautiful.. Dish looks soo yummy and delicious.

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  29. Mmmmmmmmmm awesome sidedish.. Making me drool.

  30. Veg Jaipuri looks great. I am tempted to try it soon. great photos.


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