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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Mixed Vegetable Kurma

Vegetables are vital part of healthy diet. Vegetables are important source of vitamins. They are low in calories and are packed with minerals, vitamins, antioxidants etc.

Now coming over to the today's recipe vegetable kurma - a medley of vegetables in spicy gravy. Vegetables and spices are blended together to give a flavorful and aromatic recipe. A side dish served with parathas/ rotis/ Naans. My favorite way to eat this vegetable kurma with parathas.


Boiled Mixed Vegetables chopped - 1 cup
( Carrot, Beans, Green Peas, Baby Potatoes, Baby corns )
Tomato - 1, big one
Paneer (Cottage Cheese) - few, chopped (optional)
1/2 tsp corn flour mixed with 1/4 cup Milk
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tsp

To be ground into a paste
Onion - 1
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Cloves - 3
Dry Red Chillies - 4 to 5
Poppy Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 3/4 tsp
Ginger - 1" piece
Garlic - 4 cloves

  • Heat oil in a wok, add the grounded paste to it and cook for 5 Min's on a slow flame.
  • Add chopped tomatoes to it and saute for 3 Min's.
  • Then add the chopped vegetables, paneer, salt and 1 cup of water and cook for 5 Min's or till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Serve with rotis / Naan.
Recipe from the Book - Cooking and More, Tarlal Dalal.
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