Brown Stew

Bursting with flavours this soulful assorted vegetable brown stew recipe goes very well with garlic bread. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Brown Stew

Main Ingredients Butter, Potatoes
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 8-10 black peppercorns
  • 12-15 cauliflower florets
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup long pieces of French beans 
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 10-12 button onions
  • 2 tablespoons refined flour (maida)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce


  1. Heat butter in a deep non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté till well-browned.
  2. Add cinnamon, cloves and peppercorns and mix well. Add potatoes, cauliflower, carrot, beans and green peas. Mix well and cook on high heat for 1 minute.
  3. Add button onions, mix again and add 3 cups water. Mix, cover and cook on high heat till it comes to a boil.
  4. Remove cover, mix well, cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or till vegetables are tender.
  5. Mix refined flour with ½ cup water well ensuring that there are no lumps. Add this to the pan and mix. Add 1½ cups water and mix again.
  6. Add salt, tomatoes and mix well. Add Worcestershire sauce and mix well. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.