Friday, November 20, 2009

Vegetable Kurma


Vegetables (carrot, beans,couliflower,green peas,potato) - 2 cups
Onion - 1 big
Tomato- 1 big
Green chilies -5
Ginger -1" piece
Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
Bay leaf -1
Oil -2 tablespoon
Mustard seeds -1 teaspoon
chilli powder- 1 1/2teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoon( add more or less)
Garam masala - 1 teaspoon (preparation link)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coconut milk 1/4 cups
Salt to taste

For Grinding

Coconut - 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts - one handful (about 10)
Poppy seeds -1/2 teaspoon
Fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon
Green chillies - 4


In a thick bottom vessel, heat oil and splutter mustard seeds. Add bay leaf, onions , green chillies , ginger and ginger garlic paste one by one and fry. Onion should not turn brown color. add the powdered ingredients and fry for few mins. Put the vegetables in this along with the coconut milk ,salt and enough water and cook. When it is half way through add the finely grinded paste (refer TO GRIND ) and choped tomato . Let it cook until done. Add curry leaves and coriander leaves at the end.

This goes well with chapathi .

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