Veg Kurma – Mixed Vegetable Kurma

June 4, 2017 Dals/Gravies  13 comments

Veg Kurma / Mixed Vegetable Kurma is a perfect side dish for chapathi/poori. This combo is most popularly served in restaurants. Its a good blend of vegetables in a coconut based gravy. This appears in my kitchen quite rarely as most of the time I end up making Paneer Butter Masala, Methi Matar Malai etc.. I usually make this Veg Kurma when I have left over vegetables, in the sense very little of each veggie that is not enough to make a side dish of its own.. 🙂 Post updated with video on 04/06/17

Here is the video..

 


Now to the recipe…

 

Veg Kurma My Magic Pan

[Preparation Time-15 mins : Cooking Time-30 mins]

Veg Kurma Ingredients:

  • Mixed Vegetables – 1 cup ( I used potato, carrot, beans and green peas)
  • Onion – 2
  • Tomato – 1
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – handful

To Temper 

  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cinnamon Stick – a small piece
  • Bay leaf – 1

To Grind

  • Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Khus Khus / Poppy Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Onion – 1/2 (See Step 1 in method below)
  • Cashews – 5

Method:

  • Wash and cube the vegetables and keep it ready. In a pan or pressure cooker heat oil and temper with the items mentioned under “to temper”. Add sliced onions and saute until transparent. Reserve some fried onions (say 2 tbsp for grinding). Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell goes off.

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  • Add chopped tomatoes and saute. Add required salt, chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well. Let it cook in medium flame until tomatoes become mushy and oil oozes out.

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  • Add cubed vegetables and water upto immersing level and mix well. Cook and cover for 10 mins until the veggies are soft yet firm. U can alternatively pressure cook for 1 whistle too.

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  • Add garam masala once the veggies are cooked and let it boil for a min. Meanwhile take all the ingredients under “to grind’ in a mixer (Dont forget to include the fried onions that we had reserved from step 1) and grind it into a smooth paste.

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  • Now add the ground coconut paste and let it boil for 3-4 mins until the raw smell goes off. The gravy will start thickening now. Finally add curd mix well and switch off the flame.

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Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.  Veg Kurma/Mixed Vegetable Kurma is ready.

Serve hot with chapathi or poori.

Veg Kurma My Magic Pan

Tips:

  1. Choose the veggies as per your choice. U can add or skip any veggie as per your taste buds.
  2. The veggies must be soft yet firm. Take care not to turn it mushy.
  3. Once u add the coconut paste, the gravy will start thickening. Do not let it boil for a longer time.
  4. U can skip curd in the final step and squeeze half a lemon instead.

13 comments to Veg Kurma – Mixed Vegetable Kurma

  • veena  says:

    very tasty and creamy korma.. Yum!

  • sona  says:

    Kurma is one of my favorites, looks very delicious.

  • Sindhiya  says:

    Delicious Kurma!! Yum! Yum!!

  • Jeena  says:

    Wow Kurma looks tasty with a wonderful creamy texture. My mom likes kurma a lot.. will pass this recipe to her.

  • Nalini Somayaji  says:

    Wow ..delicious mixed vegetable kurma….nice steps to follow….

  • Helene D'Souza  says:

    nice, a coconut veg kurma recipe. It looks quite mouthwatering and I can imagine dipping my roti into it. =)

  • Suja hari  says:

    I just love vegetable kurma!!! It goes well with anything…Dosa /idly/chappathi/Idiappam etc…nice recipe!!!

  • Gloria  says:

    Veg kurma looks so rich and creamy.. Very yummy

  • Sujitha Ruban  says:

    lovely kuruma.. thanks for sharing

  • Kanak Hagjer  says:

    Love the look of your veg kurma. Feel like grabbing a couple of rotis to go with it.:)

  • Priya Santhamohan  says:

    Priya @asmallbite
    My all time favourite,perfect pair for roti….

  • sudha rawal  says:

    rich & creamy veg kurma…………….loved it.

  • shobha  says:

    Delicious kurma…………love it any time.

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