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Vegetable Kurma

simply south

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Roasted gram is pottukadalai or daliya or putana.U can add cauliflower.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups water
    • 2 nos. Onion,sliced
    • 2 nos.Tomato
    • 4-5 Beans
    • 1 Carrot
    • 1 Potato
    • 1/4 cup green peas
    • 2 Green chilli
    • 1 tsp Ginger,chopped
    • 3 tbsp Coconut
    • 5 nos. Garlic
    • 2 Cloves
    • 1 tsp fennel seeds
    • 1/2 tsp Poppy seeds
    • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
    • 1 tsp Roasted gram
    • 2 tsp oil
    • 1/2 tsp Haldi
    • Salt,to taste
    • 1 tsp coriander leaves,finely chopped


    1. Wash & Cut the vegetables in lengthwise of 1 inch.Beans,Carrot and Potato.Steam them and
    2. Steam mutter seperately and add it at the end.otherwise it shrinks.
    3. Soak poppy seeds in hot water for 10 min.
    4. In a mixer,grind green chilli,ginger,garlic,cloves,fennel,tomatoes,Poppy seeds,Roasted gram and coconut.
    5. In a Deep Kadai,heat oil and put the cinnamon stick.After it crackles,add the sliced onion and saute till it becomes slightly brown.
    6. Then add the grinded paste and add haldi and fry till the raw smell goes.
    7. Then add steamed vegetables and water.
    8. Cook till the gravy mixes well with the vegetables and Bubbles starts coming up and becomes slightly thick and add green peas and salt.
    9. Mix well and serve with parota or parathas or roti.



    If required haldi pdr need not be added then it tastes different and colour like in saravana bhavan

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