Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hotel style Veg Kurma

Veg Kurma with Peas pulao is always a hit combo at my house and the most requested one too ....IT's  definetly one of the most awesome recipe and I have tried many versions of kurma so far and this is one of recipe which has clicked well and my family loved it and requested me to prepare it again  . It's a beautiful coconut based with such a good blend of vegetables that you will def love it . It's a bit different from other kurma recipes and the secret ingredient to this is methi leaves it gives such a beautiful aroma  and taste that I fail to express here ! Do try this and serve with peas pulao ( will be my next post).....sure to be fav at ur dinner table :D


1/4 cup roughly chopped carrot 

1/4 cup peas 

1/4 cup Beans 

1/4 cup cubed Paneer 

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

2 onions finely chopped 

1 tomato finely chopped 

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp Coriander powder

2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)

2 tbsp methi leaves (finely chopped)

For coconut Paste

1/4 cup freshly grated Coconut 

1 tbsp Daria dal /Kadale pappa /Fried gram dal /chutney dal

Other Ingredients 

1/2 tsp Garam masala powder

salt to taste 

2 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp Ghee 

1 tbsp cream 


  • Parboil all the vegs except Paneer and keep aside.
  • In pan add in ghee and oil add in onion and fry well till onion turns slightly golden then add in ginger garlic paste , haldi, chilli powder, Dhania powder fry well for a min . Then add in tomatoes and fry till it gets mashed well.
  • Add in coriander leaves and methi leaves and fry well till it leaves out nice aroma . 
  • Grind coconut, Daria dal to a fine paste.
  • Now add in this paste and fry well till it leaves out oil completely . It will take around 5-7 mins but worth it .( Make sure you do it on a low flame )
  • Now when the masala gets cooked well and leaves out the sides of the pan oozing out oil add in the cooked vegetables.
  • Lastly add in little garam masala , 1/4 cup water or more depending on the consistency you are looking for . cover and bring it to a boil. Add in salt .
  • Now Garnish with little cream and mix. Serve with Peas Pulao or chapathi ...this is truly a keeper recipe !....Do try it if you love it do drop in a feedback at my comments below :D

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