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Monday, October 5, 2009

Vegetable Kurma

1 medium sized Potato
7-8 Beans
1 medium sized Carrot
2-3 florets of Cauliflower
Small piece of Beetroot
1/4 cup soaked/frozen Green Peas
1 medium sized Onion
Salt to taste
1 cup grated Coconut
Grape sized Tamarind / 1/2 Tomato
2 flakes of Garlic
2-3 seeds of Cardamom / Elakki
2-3 Red Chillies
5-6 Coriander leaves(3:For Masala+3:For Garnishing)
1/2 inch sized Cinnamon / Chekke
2 Cloves / Lavanga
1 Anise seed(Star shaped flower)
4-5 Pepper
2 tsp Cashew nuts
1/2 Nutmeg flower

Peel the potato, beetroot and chop them into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below Chop 1/2 onion, beans and carrot into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Put this chopped vegetables, green peas in a pressure cooker, add little amount of water, salt and pressure cook. (1-2 whistles)

Put grated coconut, garlic, onion, red chillies, coriander leaves,cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg flower, pepper, anise seed, tamarind/tomato and cashew nuts into smooth paste by adding little amount of water.

Put this ground coconut masala in a heavy bottomed vessel/pan and fry them in medium flame for about 5-6 mins until it leaves from the bottom.

Add cooked vegetables and keep the kurma in low falme for about 3-4 mins. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot. It goes well with chapathi/poori.


Vani said...

Hey Veni, I think you are a vegeterian, You should had been a non vegeterian... ... please let me know just like your blog any South Indian Non veg link please .......I have become a great fan of yours......Whenever i am free i just click on your blog.... Anyways thanks a lottt.....

Krishnaveni said...


Thanks for the nice words.. :)
As I am vegetarian, I don't refer any non-vegetarian blogs…

Anonymous said...

What is the difference between vegetable kurma and Mixed Veg Kurma?

Roopa said...


The Kurma Came out very well...Also added a little pudina while grinding...was extremely a hit ..thanks..

Roopa said...

Hey ,

The Kurma came out very well............Also added a little pudina while grinding ..came out really well...thanks..

Anusha said...

nice recipe