MIXED VEGETABLE FOOGATH
The Anglo-Indian term for a generic stir-fried vegetable side dish. Fresh mixed veggies seasoned with mustard and curry leaves and garnished with grated coconut
½ kg string beans chopped finely
3 tender carrots chopped into small pieces
1 cup cauliflower florets
½ cup grated coconut
3 red chilies broken into bits
¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
A few curry leaves
Boil the chopped beans, cauliflower and carrots for about 5 minutes with some water. Strain and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. When they splutter add the red chilies and curry leaves and fry for a few seconds. Now toss in the boiled vegetables. Add salt and coconut and mix well. Stir-fry for a few minutes and then take down.