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Collection of Kurma Recipes - South Indian Kurma Varieties

Today we are going to see the collection of kurma dishes here. Kurmas are an all time favourite side dishes for chapathi, poori, parotta and dosa. It's delicious and flavorful with a thick rich coconut based gravy. Coconut based gravies are popular in South Indian cuisine. A few added spices like cinnamon, cloves, fennel, cardamom etc and ginger garlic gives flavour to the kurma. I always prefer to cook kurma with  mild flavours in less oil. Though the variety in kurma is endless, here is a look at some of the kurma recipes on our blog.


1. Vegetable Kurma - Hotel Style  Vegetable Kurma (Carrots, beans, potatoes and green peas in rich coconut paste)

Vegetable kurma is a family favourite dish for everybody. This vegetable kurma and chapathi is our weekend special during our childhood days.  The classic combination of carrots, peas, beans and potatoes is enriched with coconut masala paste and other spices. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/02/hotel-vegetable-kurma.html

2. Soya Chunks and Green Peas Kurma

Soya chunks are rich in protein and considered to be a vegetarian substitute for meat. This kurma can be served with roti, paratha, dosa and jeera rice. Recipe Here 

https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/02/soya-chunks-and-green-peas-kurma.html


3. Carrot and Green Peas Kurma
 A mild gravy which is best for poori, aapam and jeera rice.In this kurma, I have added moong dal and coconut milk to add thickness and extra colour to this quick and simple recipe. Recipe Here 

https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/05/carrot-and-green-peas-kurma.html

4. Paneer Capsicum Kurma
Capsicums have very low calories and numerous nutrients which help boost your immunity system. Paneer is also a favourite for all age groups and it is a high protein food. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/03/paneer-capsicum-kurma.html

5. Tomato Kurma
Tomato Kurma - easy and flavourful kurma with onions, tomatoes and coconut paste. One of the best thing about this tomato kurma is that you can use as a base gravy for many dishes.  Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/09/tomato-kurma.html

6. Red Soyabeans and Mushroom Kurma

A protein rich dish with a creamy coconut gravy, this kurma is a perfect accompaniment for dosa, chapathi or pooris. The flavours of soybeans and mushrooms complement each other perfectly. Recipe Here
https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/04/red-soyabeans-and-mushroom-kurma.html


7. Cauliflower Kurma

Kurmas usually involve the whole spices, onions, tomatoes and the coconut paste.This Cauliflower Kurma also includes the same ingredients, but lots of chopped small onions and chopped garlics which add a unique taste and flavor in this dish. Recipe Here 


8. Mushroom Kurma
 This is a simple kurma with button mushrooms in a creamy coconut gravy which can be easily done within 20 minutes. This kurma goes very well with dosa, chapathi and poori.  Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2017/11/mushroom-kurma_30.html

9. 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. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/01/simple-vegetable-kurma.html

10. Paneer Kurma

Paneer Kurma is a delicious kurma made with paneer cubes in a creamy coconut gravy. This Kurma is very easier to prepare for your dinner.The paneer cubes combined with the coconut gravy gives a tasty side dish for your dinner.  Recipe Here 

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/02/paneer-kurma.html

11. Beetroot Kurma
 Beetroot kurma is a thick creamy pink colour gravy for chapathi, poori and dosa. This kurma would surely impress your kids with its beautiful colour. I like to prepare kurma with different combinations. Based on the coconut paste, this kurma is also prepared, with easy cooking methods. Recipe Here 

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/03/beetroot-kurma.html

12. German cabbage and Chick Peas Kurma 
 German cabbage or turnip cabbage called as noolkol. This turnips are not as popular as some other vegetable such as cauliflower or carrots, but they are nutritious and make a wonderful addition for kurmas or sabjis. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/05/turnip-and-chick-peas-kurma-noolkol.html

13. Lima Beans and Potato Kurma
 This kurma is made with fresh mochai (lima beans), potatoes and other basic ingredients. This sagu dish tastes good with idiyappam, aapam, chapati and dosas. The cooking method is very easy and you can prepare it within 30 minutes. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2019/02/mochai-and-potato-sagu-lima-beans-and.html

14. White Vegetable Kurma - Vellai Kurma
For white vegetable kurma, I have added both coconut paste and coconut milk. The coconut milk brightens the gravy and the coconut paste grounded along with green chillies and other spices adds flavour to the dish. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2018/11/white-vegetable-kurma-vellai-kurma.html

15. Channa and Potato Kurma
This kurma is prepared with chickpeas(kondaikadalai), potato and flavoured with onions, tomato and whole garam masala. A perfect side to chapathi, poori, dosa and aapam. Kurmas are especially a special dish in Tamil Nadu with different varieties. In most of the South Indian restaurants this chickpeas potato kurma is served as a side dish for chola poori. Recipe Here

https://www.virundhombal.com/2019/12/chickpeas-and-potato-kurma-channa-and.html




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