1. 1/2 medium-sized aubergine (eggplant) cut into 2cm x 1cm
  2. 2 small carrots peeled and cut into 2cm x 1cm
  3. 1 cup peas
  4. 1 cup French beans, cut into fine pieces
  5. 1 potato peeled and cut into 2cm x 1cm
  6. 3/4 cup freshly grated coconut
  7. 3 green chillies
  8. 3 tbsp white poppy seeds
  9. salt
  10. 3 tomatoes, chopped
  11. 1 tbsp plain yogurt
  12. 2 tsp garam masala
  13. coriander chopped


  • Boil aubergine (eggplant), carrots, peas, French beans and potato in a saucepan.
  • Add 1 cup water. and cookuntil the vegeatbles are just tender.
  • Put the coconut, chillies, poppy seeds and salt in the blenderto form a paste
  • When the vegetables are cooked, add the spice paste and another water. Stir and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  • Then add the tomatoes, the yogurt and the garam masala andmix well. Bring to the boil
  • Serve with the fresh coriander at the top