Simple Vegetable Kurma

This is a simple vegetable kurma with a combination of vegetables made with coconut paste and little garam masala powder for the flavours. There are no other extra spices or some other special ingredients like fresh cream, cashew nuts or poppy seeds.

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Dinner plays an important role for a good sleep. Sometimes it is uncomfortable for us to have a kurma with lots of flavours for dinner.This kurma works well because there is no additional flavours and five different vegetables with fiber which helps in digestion. This kurma is also suitable for elderly people and people who have heartburns and also for your kids. Make sure to include carbohydrates (dosa, chapathi or idiyappam) along with this vegetable kurma to have a balanced dinner.
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Simple vegetable kurma recipe 


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 Simple vegetable kurma
This is a simple vegetable kurma with combination of vegetables. Healthy vegetable kurma for dinner with minimal flavours.
   Prep time : 20 minutes
   Cook time : 20 minutes
   Serves : 4
   Category : side dish
   Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan

 Ingredients
  •     2 medium carrots
  •     4 beans
  •     1 small chayote
  •     1 small potato
  •     1/4 cup green peas
  •     1 onion
  •     1 tomato
  •     1 green chilly
  •     1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  •     1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  •     1/2 tsp red chilly powder
  •     1 tsp garamasala powder
  •     half lemon
  •     1 tsp butter (optional)
  •     few coriander leaves
  •     few curry leaves
  •     2 tbsp oil
  •     salt to taste

   For coconut paste
  •     5 tbsp coconut
  •     1 tbsp fried grams
  Cooking Directions
  1. Peel the carrots, potato, chayote and cut them into small cubes. Chop the beans. Cut the onions, tomato and slit the green chilly.
  2. Grind the coconut and fried grams smoothly.
  3. Pressure cook the vegetables for 3 whistles.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai and add the onions. When the onions turn translucent, add the green chilly and ginger garlic paste.
  5. Stir and saute well for few minutes. Next, add the tomatoes and curry leaves. Saute them till it turns mushy and add the chilly powder and turmeric powder. Now add the cooked vegetables and required salt.
  6. Mix them well and add the ground coconut paste along with 1/2 cups water.
  7. Add the garam masala powder and reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.
  8. Now add the coriander leaves and butter (optional). Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice. Mix them well and transfer to the serving dish.

  

Simple Vegetable Kurma with step by step photos 

 Peel the carrots, potato, chayote and cut them into small cubes. Chop the beans.

Take a small pressure cooker or pan and add the chopped vegetables. Add 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.

 Grind the coconut and fried grams smoothly with 1/4 cup of water.

Heat oil in a kadai and add the onions. 

 When the onions turn translucent add the green chilly and ginger garlic paste.

Stir and saute well for few minutes. Next add the tomatoes and curry leaves.

Saute them till it turns mushy and add the chilly powder and turmeric powder.

Now add the cooked vegetables and required salt.

Mix them well and add the ground coconut paste along with 1/2 cup water.

Add the garam masala powder and reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.

Now add the coriander leaves and butter (optional). Turn off the heat and add the lemon juice. Mix them well and transfer to the serving dish.


Serve it with chapathi or parotta and onion raitha.



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