This is a simple recipe for a subji (vegetable dish) from Uttar Pradesh. An excellent side to any meal Indian or not. May also be served with raita and dal.
3 cups diced carrot and beans
2 tbs. ghee
1 tbsp. Ajika Spice Blend
1 tsp. ginger
1 Tbs shredded unsweetened coconut
1 tsp. lime juice
Salt to taste
In a wok or cast iron skillet, heat the oil. Add Ajika Spice blend. As the spices fry add the vegetables and ginger. Stir fry the vegetables on high. Reduce heat to medium and then blend into the cabbage coconut and lime juice. Season with salt. Toss, cover and let the dish steam till vegetables are soft.
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