Vegetable Kurma for rice might be weird for few of you but I prefer making this when I have a huge set of vegetables in stock with me.This can also be served with rotis/naan/phulka.I shall post an exclusive kurma for rotis very soon.
- Chopped Mixed Vegetables-1& 1/2 cups
(Carrot,potato,beans,green peas,baby corn,sweet corn kernels,cauli flower-Any combination)
- Tomato-1(finely chopped)
- Onion-1(finely chopped)
- Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
- Chilly powder-1 tsp
- Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
- Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
- Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
- Salt-To taste
- Oil-To cook
- Curd-1 tbsp(thick)
To grind into a fine paste
- Coconut(grated)+Poppy seeds+Fried gram dhal-1 tbsp
- Coriander leaves+Mint leaves-1/2 tbsp
- Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
- Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
- Urad dhal-1/2 tsp
1.Clean and chop all vegetables and set it aside.
2.Make fine paste out of the two combinations mentioned above and get it ready.
3.Heat oil in a kadai and temper with mustard seeds,urad dhal and cumin seeds.
4.When they spultter,add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell vanishes.
5.Now add onion,tomatoes and saute them until they turn soft.
6.Add the remaining vegetables and give a quick stir.
7.Saute them well and add turmeric powder,coriander powder,chilly powder and garam masala powder.
8.Give a quick stir and add water to let the vegetables cook.
9.Close the kadai with a lid and let it cook.
10.When the vegetables are half boiled add the mint+coriander leaves paste and mix it well.
11.Let the gravy get cooked in medium flame till the vegetables are completely cooked.
12.When the vegetables are cooked to 90% add the coconut+poppy seeds+fried gram dhal paste and let it boil.
13.The gravy will start thickening. Switch the gas in 3 minutes and add curd.
14.Mix curd with gravy and serve hot.
Don’t let the gravy boil after adding curd.
The combination of vegetables is purely your choice.
You can use cream instead of curd.
You can use ghee instead of oil if you wish.
This can be given to babies above 10 months . Skip using chilly powder and garam masala