Onion and Garlic Stew – A delicious main dish with Appam (Hoppers) & Idiyappam (String hoppers) !!
Serves: 2 – 3
1 tablespoon oil
3 onions, cubed (separate each layers)
3 green chillies, slit lengthwise
1 – inch ginger, thinly sliced
12 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
6 curry leaves
300 ml Maggi coconut milk or homemade 250 ml thin coconut milk and 50 ml thick coconut milk
¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
If using Maggi coconut milk powder, dilute 25 g coconut milk powder with 300 ml water.
Heat oil in a deep pan / karahi on a medium heat. Add onion cubes and gently fry till pink color.
Add slit green chillies, ginger, garlic and curry leaves. Fry on a low heat until fragrant for about 3 – 4 minutes.
Now add diluted Maggi coconut milk (or homemade 250 ml thin coconut milk) and salt to taste. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 10 – 12 minutes or until done / onions well cooked (If using homemade coconut milk, final stage - add 50 ml thick coconut milk, mix well and switch off the gas. No need to boil). Serve with appam / idiyappam ..