Preparation time:20mins Cooking time:20mins Serves:4 Recipe Ingredients: 3 Tbsps Oil ½ Tsp Mustard Seed 1 Cup Chopped Onion ½ Cup Chopped Tomatoes ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder ½ Tsp Cumin Powder 1 Tsp Coriander Powder 1 Tsp Onion Garlic Paste ½ Cup Water ½ Cup Coconut Milk ½ Cup Boiled Potatoes ½ Cup Boiled Cauliflower ½ Cup Chopped French Beans ½ Cup Chopped Carrots 4-5 Sliced Green Chillies 1 Tsp Salt ½ Tsp Sugar 5 Curry Leaves ½ Cup Grated Coconut ½ Cup Chopped Coriander Leaves Recipe Method: Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle add onions and fry till soft. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, ginger and garlic paste and water. Cook till oil separates from masalas. Then add coconut milk and add all the vegetables. Then add green chillies, salt, sugar and curry leaves. cook till vegetables are soft / done. Then add grated coconut and coriander leaves and serve.
Life always gives big opportunities in the form of small hints. The big move in Pankaj Bhadouria’s life came with a small step when she decided to leave her successful teaching career spanning over 16 years and enter India's 1st televised cookery reality show - MasterChef India on the leading GEC - Star Plus.
And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
The comfort of the classroom gave way to the adulations, accolades and a host of achievements. Pankaj hosted her first cookery show - "Chef Pankaj ka Zayka" on Star Plus during Sep-Oct 2011 where she showcased her passion for cooking. The success of this daily show added another flavor to her sweet success.