Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style

by AnithaSubramanian
This mixed vegetable kurma/veg kurma is a great side dish for chapati, parotta and poori. It is easy to prepare and tastes delicious. This kurma is very popular in South Indian hotels and is usually served with chapati and hence the name chapati kurma.
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Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Tomato puree - ½ cup
  • Garlic Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
  • Whole Cashewnut - 8-10 nos
  • khus khus /white poppy seed - 1 tbsp
  • Shredded coconut - 3 tbsp
  • turmeric/haldi powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Pepper powder - ½ teaspoon
  • Peas - ½ cup
  • Cauliflower florets - ½ cup
  • Carrots diced - ½ cup
  • raw banana diced - ½ cup
  • suran - ½ cup
  • Oil - 2-3 tbsp
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cloves - 3-4
  • Cardamom/Elaichi - 3-4
  • onions finely chopped - 2
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves -
  • Salt -
Cuisine Tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Tomato puree - ½ cup
  • Garlic Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp
  • Whole Cashewnut - 8-10 nos
  • khus khus /white poppy seed - 1 tbsp
  • Shredded coconut - 3 tbsp
  • turmeric/haldi powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Pepper powder - ½ teaspoon
  • Peas - ½ cup
  • Cauliflower florets - ½ cup
  • Carrots diced - ½ cup
  • raw banana diced - ½ cup
  • suran - ½ cup
  • Oil - 2-3 tbsp
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cloves - 3-4
  • Cardamom/Elaichi - 3-4
  • onions finely chopped - 2
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves -
  • Salt -
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Instructions
  1. Grind the cashew and khus khus with a little water to a smooth paste and set aside.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  2. Grind the coconut with a little water to a smooth puree.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  3. Cube the vegetable and boil until Al-dente. Reserve the water used for boiling. You can also steam the vegetables in the microwave with a little water. One whistle in a pressure cooker.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  4. In a pan, heat the oil and the cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  5. Add in the onions and fry till translucent.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  6. Add ginger garlic paste, salt and fry until for 2-3 minutes on a low flame.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  7. Now add the tomato puree and the dry masala powders and let it simmer in low flame for 8-10 minutes till the oil separates from the masala paste.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  8. Add boiled veggies and the reserved water and boil for a couple of minutes.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  9. Add the cashew-khus khus paste and the coconut paste and boil for a 2-3 minutes. Do not let it come to a boil.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  10. Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves.
    Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style – pachakam.com
  11. Serve Mixed Vegetable Kurma South Indian Style hot with roti or rice.
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