Put a reasonable sized vessel on the range and heat oil.
Put cinnamon, cloves and cardamom and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add onions and green chillies and fry till onions turn brown.
Add garlic + ginger paste and fry for a minute or so.
Add vegetables and fry for about 3 minutes.
Add Water (about a cup or two).
Let the vegetables + turmeric powder cook.
If you are using canned or frozen vegetables skip the above step.
Add coconut paste, khus-khus, salt and wait till cooked. (note: Cook on a low fire)
Recipe By : Somesh Rao