Vegetable Kolhapuri

Mixed vegetables cooked in a spicy Kolhapuri style onion-tomato masala. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Vegetable Kolhapuri
Main Ingredients Carrots, Dry Coconut
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vegetable Kolhapuri

  • 1 medium Carrots diced and boiled
  • 1 medium Dry Coconut diced and boiled
  • 6-8 florets Cauliflower boiled
  • 6-8 French beans half inch pieces, boiled
  • 1/4 cup Green peas boiled
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 Dry coconut (khopra) grated
  • 8 Cloves
  • 8 Black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 6 Whole dry red chillies
  • 2 large Onions chopped
  • 2 large Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Kolhapuri garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seed (saunf) powder
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Stone flower (dagad phool)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 7-8 Black peppercorns


  1. Grind ginger and garlic to a fine paste.
  2. Grind all the ingredients of the Kolhapuri garam masala into a fine powder and set aside.
  3. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a kadai. Add grated dry coconut, cloves, peppercorns, poppy seeds, coriander seeds and red chillies. Lightly fry.
  4. Now add two thirds of the chopped onions and cook till it turns slightly brown. Cool, grind to a paste using sufficient water. Set aside.
  5. Heat remaining oil in another kadai. Add the remaining chopped onions and sauté till brown.
  6. Add ginger and garlic paste and continue to sauté till lightly browned.
  7. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, masala paste and half cup of water and cook for two minutes.
  8. Add the boiled vegetables, adjust salt and simmer for four to five minutes.
  9. Sprinkle Kolhapuri garam masala powder and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1307
Carbohydrates 104.4
Protein 20.4
Fat 89.7
Other Fiber Fiber- 31.8gm