Hotel Style Veg Kurma (Mixed Vegetable Korma)

Hotel Style Veg Kurma Recipe
Vegetable Kurma / Korma is the best accompaniment with roti's or even poori's.There are different types of kurmas but the hotel style veg kurma that is served with parotta,chapathi, idiappam, makes me drool yes always. Through the days I've modified ammas recipe and came up with this version and now we are hooked onto this recipe.Check out my paneer vegetable korma which I posted long back, its a white kurma.
Hotel Style Veg Kurma Recipe

Veg Kurma Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 25 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Vegetables - 1 and 1/4 cup(I used a combination of carrots, gobi, peas,potato and beans)
Onion - 1 medium sized
Tomato - 1 medium sized
Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsp (or) Thick Curd - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To grind to a paste:

Fresh grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Cashews - 4
Poppy seeds - 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Split roasted gram - 2 tsp
Green Chillies - 2
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
Cardamom - 1

To temper:

Oil - 1 tbsp
Maze(Japthri) - 1
Bayleaf - 1
Curry leaves - few
Hotel Style Veg Kurma

Method:

  1. First grind the ingredients listed under 'to grind' with little water to a fine paste, Set aside. Chop the vegetables and rinse it well.
    Hotel Style Veg Kurma - Step1
  2. Parboil the vegetables(just half cooked) along with little salt,set aside.Heat oil in a kadai - add the items under 'to temper' then add ginger garlic paste followed by onion saute well until slightly browned.
    Hotel Style Veg Kurma - Step2
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes fry until mushy and raw smell leaves. Then add red chilli powder, coriander powder,garam masala powder and fry for 2mins for the masala powders to blend well.
    Hotel Style Veg Kurma - Step3
  4. Then add the coconut paste, 3/4 to 1 cup water and allow it to boil for 5mins in low flame until raw smell leaves. Then add the veggies,required salt and simmer.
    Hotel Style Veg Kurma Recipe - Step4
  5. Simmer and allow it to boil till you get a thick kurma consistency.If you are adding curd add it at this stage. Add chopped coriander leaves,lemon juice and switch it off.
    Hotel Style Veg Kurma Recipe - Step5
Serve it hot with rotis / pooris. Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe

My Notes:

Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe

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