1. Place all the vegetables except the frozen peas in a large pot. Add enough salt for the vegetables, and 1 cup of water and heat on medium flame for about 10 minutes or until tender. If using fresh peas add now along with other vegetables.
2. Grind to a smooth paste the coconut, dalia split, green chillies, fennel seeds, turmeric, coriander leaves, cinnamon, and cloves with little water.
3. Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and wait for them to splutter. Then pour in the spice paste to the oil and fry for about 2 minutes. Add salt to the paste and mix well.
4. Pour in the vegetables along with the water to the spice paste. If using frozen peas add now. Heat for another 5 minutes until the flavours blend. Add water to adjust consistency.
Other vegetables can be added as desired. Quantities of vegetables if you would like to add:
Capsicum - 1/2 cup, optional
Knol Khol - 1/2 cup, optional
Corn - 1/2 cup, optional