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Vegetarian curry with rice and sauteed mushrooms

Vegetarian Stew - Healthy Toddler Meals

Stew with vegetables for toddlers and older kids
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword family meals, healthy meals for kids, picky eater meals, toddler meals, toddler meals for picky eaters, toddler recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1 broccoli head
  • 1 onion
  • cup peas
  • 100 gms corn kernels
  • 7-10 french beans stalks
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cinnamon stalk
  • 4-5 whole cloves
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pot. Add the whole spices first, the cloves, cinnamon sticks, and bay leaf. Fry in the oil for 1 minute. Then add ginger garlic paste followed by onions and saute until the onions are translucent in color.
  • Once the spices are fried add the vegetables. (You can add any combination of vegetables from what's available in your fridge). 
  • Now add all the dry spice powders, salt, coconut milk, and stir.
  • Let this cook on a medium flame for 30 minutes until the vegetables are cooked through.
  • Serve with steamed rice.