Vegan Vegetable Stew Indian Style

25 minutes
Serves 4 People
Author: Rajni Ram
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Indulge in the delightful flavors of our Vegan Vegetable Stew, a culinary masterpiece that combines the goodness of plant-based ingredients with the aromatic richness of Indian spices. This easy-to-make stew can be customized to your liking, allowing you to enjoy a diverse and flavorful experience with each rendition. Made with vibrant and fresh vegetables, our stew offers a perfect canvas for the spices to bloom and create a symphony of tastes that will satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting for more. Dive into a world of wholesome and delicious flavors with our Vegan Vegetable Stew.

I made this on a day when I had just a few veggies left from the weeks grocery shopping.  So I used just Zucchini, Carrots and Sweet corn kernels. Add your favorite vegetables to the stew and enjoy.

While you are here check out our other recipes like – Avial, Mava Paneer Curry, Dhaniya Paneer Korma, one pot Lauki Wadiyan Curry, Methi Wale Baigan, and more.


  1. Mixed vegetables of your choice 2 cups
  2. Onion 1 finely chopped
  3. Tomatoes 2 finely chopped
  4. Garlic cloves 5-6 roughly crushed
  5. Curry Leaves a few
  6. Coconut milk 1 cup, add more if you want a thicker stew.
  7. Black Peppercorns 1 tsp
  8. Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  9. Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  10. Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  11. Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  12. Coriander leaves for garnish
  13. Oil for sauteeing
  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add the Peppercorns, crushed garlic, and curry leaves and saute for 30 seconds.
  2. Now add the onions and continue to saute. When they start turning light brown, add the chopped Tomatoes, and salt, and cover and cook until they turn tender.
  3. Now add Black pepper powder, red chilli powder,  and Kashmiri red chilli powder, and mix well.
  4. Now add the chopped vegetables of your choice. I have taken Zucchini, Carrots, and Sweet corn kernels.  Saute for a few minutes, add 1/4 cup water, cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes and, until the Zucchini is just cooked.
  5. Now gradually add the coconut milk, and stir on flow flame for few minutes. Do not bring to a boil once you add the coconut milk. Garnish with Coriander. Serve hot with Appams, Idiyappam, Dosa or Parotta, even rice, and enjoy.


  1. Make the best of this stew and add your favourite vegetables and even some protein like Tofu or Paneer.
  2. While using coconut milk, always add it towards the end, over a low flame, and don’t bring it to a boil.

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