Pakistani Style Vegetables


This is a great side dish to spice up your vegetables. You can even use left over vegetables of any kind! Goes great with rice. You can alter the red pepper to get the desired spice level as well. My family loves it, and yours will too!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • ½ teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ onions, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 whole black peppercorns

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 ½ teaspoons garam masala

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup water, divided

  • ½ medium head cabbage, chopped

  • 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 2 tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 ½ cups frozen green peas


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and stir in onions, garlic, and peppercorns. Saute until onions are tender. Mix in ginger, garam masala, turmeric, paprika, red pepper flakes, and salt. Stirring constantly, cook until onions are thoroughly coated with the seasonings.

  2. Stir 1/4 cup water into the saucepan. Mix in cabbage, potatoes, tomatoes, and remaining water. Increase heat to medium-high. Continue to cook, stirring often, until all vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in the peas during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
2g Fat
44g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 680mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 87mg 436%
Calcium 109mg 8%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 1020mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.