22/07/2013

Vegetable Kurma / Korma

Vegetable Kurma / Korma is a very healthy item usually made out of coconut. So, it is a coconut gravy with vegetables in it. Thus, high in proteins and minerals. Goes well with dosa, idli, appam, roti, kulcha and kerela paratha. It is very simple and easy to make with least ingredients.

My mom used to make this along with masala dosa and we used to enjoy its wonderful taste. Even today, me and my husband prefer having this along with masala dosa. Once you have this, I guarantee you that even your preference will change. Mind blowing combo of masala dosa and kurma. Try it and let me know.


NOTE : 
  • Number of chilies depend on how spicy they are. I am using 4 as mine are not very spicy.
  • Can add any other vegetables along with potato and onions.
  • If you are more health conscious then you can skip coconut and include an extra onion for the paste.
Preparation Time : 7 Minutes

Cooking Time : 13 Minutes

Total Taken : 20 Minutes

Yield : 3-4 servings


Vegetable Kurma / Korma
Vegetable Kurma / Korma

Ingredients:

To be grinded  :
Green Chilies3 nos
Jeera / Cumin Seeds1 tblsp
Onion1/2
Ginger / Adarak1 inch
Garlic / Lasun5-6 Cloves
Cardamom / ilayaci1
Cinnamom / dalacini2 inch
black pepper  balls / Kali Mirch4-5
Clove / lavang3-4
Coconut1/4 cup

Others:
Potato2 boiled and peeled and sliced into cubes
Turmeric Powder / Haldi1/2 tsp
Salt1 tsp
Tomato1
Red Chili Powder2 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Daniya Powder1 tsp
Oil2-3 tsp
Onion1 vertically sliced 
Garam Masala Powder1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing1/4 tsp
Coriander Leaves1 tsp finely chopped
Boil potatoes and peel it's skin on cooling. Chop the potatoes into cubes.

Method :

  1. Make a paste of above mentioned ingredients.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and fry for a minute until it's color changes to brown.
  3. Add tomato, paste and salt.
  4. Once it boils and starts to leave oil, add potato into it along with red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, asafoetida and garam masala powder. 
  5.  Add little water and leave for some time on low flame by closing the lid.
  6. Check if potato is boiled.
  7. Switch off the flame and decorate with coriander leaves if needed.

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