BM #85 Week 3 Day 3 - 

This is a medley of different kinds of vegetables in a typical onion-cashew gravy whose flavor is enhanced by yogurt and spices.

The same onion-cashew-yogurt gravy can be used for another version of malai kofta, shahi paneer or navratan kurma.

Recipe Source Pooja
Ingredients - 

Assorted Vegetables (Potato, Cauliflower, Carrot, Green Beans) 2 cups
Paneer, Cubed 1 cup
Ginger Garlic paste 1 Tbsp
Salt, Red Chili Powder, Sugar as needed
Seasoning (Oil 1 Tbsp, Cumin Seeds 1 tsp, Cardamom 1, Cloves 4-5, Cinamon 1 inch)
Yogurt, beaten 1 cup
For the Gravy - 
Onion , roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups
Cashews handful
Green Chili 2-3 (Optional)

Method Of Preparation -

In a microwave safe bowl, add a cup of water and the onions and cashews in it. Microwave for 5 minutes and set aside.

Grind it into a fine paste along with green chili if using. Set aside.

Roast coriander seeds and coarsely powder them and set aside.

Power on the Instant pot. Set it to 'Saute' mode.

When the display shows 'Hot', add oil to the pot, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves. Saute for a few seconds.

Add in the roasted Coriander powder. Mix well. 

Add in the ginger garlic paste, saute for a few minutes. Add in the onion cashew paste. 

Sprinkle the salt, sugar and red chili powder. Let the gravy simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Add in the vegetables and paneer. Add the beaten yogurt. Mix well.

Cover the lid and cancel the 'Saute' mode and set it to 'Manual' 3 minutes. [In some versions of IP, set it to 'Pressure Cook'].

After it is done, quick release the pressure and set it to 'Saute mode. Adjust the flavors and power down the Instant Pot.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve warm with naan/roti.


Preparation Time 30 minutes
Serves 4-5
Posted by Harini R on Monday, February 19, 2018


  1. Srivalli Says:
  2. That's a good combination harini...with your instapot, guess this got done without hassles!

  3. Priya Suresh Says:
  4. Very interestig gravy Harini, sounds simple and very easy to make if we have sudden guests at home, lovely dish.

  5. Usha Rao Says:
  6. Saw the feed in FB and clicked the link seeing Instant pot in the title :) . Gravy looks creamy and a nice one to pair with rice or flat bread.

  7. This is a nice flavorful gravy. Instapot definitely makes the cooking easier.

  8. Mayuri Patel Says:
  9. Isn't amazing how one gravy and adding different other ingredients makes a whole new curry. Delicious curry, I love nut based gravies.

  10. Yay to IP and one more recipe to make in it. Love the perfect white color of you subzi.

  11. Sapana Behl Says:
  12. That mix veg gravy looks so rich and creamy. Love the use of IP here.

  13. Instant pot is like harry potters magic wand, sometimes feel i too need one!!! Curry looks delicious harini! superb combo with rice/roti!

  14. Mixed vegetable gravy looks great that too instant pot meal. Liked the idea. Bookmarking.

  15. havent yet jumped onto the Instant Pot craze but love the combination of ingredients

  16. Suja Ram Says:
  17. Mixed Veg gravy looks similar to the South-Indian Aviyal, but the combo of ingredients seems to be different. A good variation. Bokkmarked

  18. Suma Gandlur Says:
  19. It looks like avial but sounds very flavorful with that nut base.

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