Monday, April 30, 2012

VEGETABLE KORMA



Ingredients

1/2 cup shelled peas
1/2 cup cauliflower florets washed and drained
2 small carrots - cut into small cubes (I grated them, as the kids cannot separate it:)
4-5 french beans - cut in to 1/2" diagonal pieces
1/3 cup potato cut into cubes
2 onions - chopped finely
2 green chillies
4 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp salt

(CASHEW-CURD PASTE)

4 tsp poppy seeds - soaked in warm water for 30 minutes and drained
3/4 cup curd
2 tbsp cashew nuts
2 tbsp grated coconut(fresh or desiccated)
2 whole dry red chillies
1/2" piece ginger
3-4 flakes garlic
2 tsp coriander seeds,
seeds of 2-3 green cardamom

Garnish
Chopped fresh coriander and mint leaves

Preparation
Soak poppy seeds, cashew nuts, coconut, red chillies, ginger, garlic, coriander seeds  and green cardamom in little water. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
Drain and grind together to a paste along with curd.  Keep aside.
Parboil the vegetables in very little water.
Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan.  Add chopped onion and  cook till onions turns golden.  Add the turmeric powder,  prepared cashew-curd paste.  Cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
Add beans, cauliflower, potato, peas and carrots.  Stir for 2 minutes
Add 1 cup of water or enough to get a thick gravy. Bring to boil.
Add garam masala and salt.  Simmer for 5 minutes
Boil for 1 minute. Garnish and serve hot.

16 comments:

Hari Chandana said...

Looks super tempting and delicious.. thanks for sharing !!
Indian Cuisine

Chitra said...

Looks delicious. must try this method. nice recipe

Shobha said...

Vegetable korma looks so appetizing..

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Lubna Karim said...

Wow...that's an spicy and aromatic curry...

ANU said...

wow this is awesome veggie curry luv it!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious side dish looks wonderful

Jay said...

this looks like a fantastic korma..I am sure this is very delicious
Tasty Appetite

Srimathi said...

The kuruka looks very colorful.

Aruna Manikandan said...

Healthy and delicious korma :)

Shanthi said...

Looks incredible and super tempting..

Priti said...

Always love this ..looks so gud

Priya said...

Super tempting kurma,excellent side dish for rotis.

Spice up the Curry said...

korma looks delicious

Pragyan said...

This is a new gravy for me and I am loving it! Will try it soon...

Padma Gopinath said...

look so delicous!!