Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Vegetable Kurma

One of my favourite side dish to savour. I don't need a roti/puri. I could just gulp up the curry as a snack.

Ingredients :

The Spice mix :
Grated coconut : 5 to 6 tbsp
Cashew : 5 to 6
Chana Dal : 1/2 tbsp
Coriander Seeds : 1/2 tbsp
Garlic : 3 to 4
Ginger : 3/4 inch
Kashmiri Red Chillies : 4-5
Byadagi Chillies : 4 to 5
Fennel Seeds : 1 tsp
Cinnamon : 1 inch
Cloves : 2
Cardamom : 2
Poppy Seeds : 1 tsp

Other Ingredients :
Carrot :1 medium
French Beans : 1/3 cup Chopped
Green Peas : 1/2 cup
Potato : 1 cup
White Mushroom : 4-5
Onion : 1
Tomato :1
Turmeric : 1/4 tsp
Yoghurt : 2tbsp
Water : 1.5 cups
Oil : Few tbsp
Curry Leaves : a few
Salt : According to taste
Coriander Leaves : for garnish

Procedure :
1. Grind all the ingredients given under spice mix. Add a little water and make a paste of it.
2. Wash, peel, dice and steam all the vegetables.
3. In a deep bottomed pan heat oil add finely chopped onions and curry leaves.
4. Once the onions turn slightly pink add tomatoes, turmeric powder and saute till the tomatoes soften.
5. Now add spice mix and saute till the oil leaves the sides.
6. Now add the cooked vegetables and yoghurt. Add water as required and cook till it comes to a boil.
7. Add salt and garnish with Coriander leaves.