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There are many combination dishes we enjoy in the world and like wise chapathi kurma, parotta kurma, Idiyappam with kurma and Ghee rice with kurma are the kurma combo dishes. This is really finger licking side dish and we eat extra chapathi for this kurma. This is one of my favorite one from my school days. I make few varieties of kurma with slight variation each taste different and yummy. Will post one by one . Crunchy vegetables, mixed spice blend with flavor of coconut mmmmmmmmmmmm...... here goes the recipe.
Carrot - 1/4 cup cubed
Beans - 1/4 cup cubed
Potato - 1/4 cup cubed
Cauliflower - 1/4 small florets
Green Peas - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1 (slice 1/2 onion reserve another 1/2 for grinding)
Tomato - 1 ( cube 1/2 tomato reserve another 1/2
Saunf - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Bay leaf - 2
Turmeric - few
Chilli powder - just little for extra hot
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Oil and salt
For grinding :
Coconut - 1/2 cup
Poppy seeds - 2 tbsp
Cashews - 5
Saunf - 1 tsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Garlic - 4 pods
Green chilli - 5
Onion - 1/2 reserved
Tomato - 1/2 reserved
1. Boil all the vegetables 3/4th , Don't over cook it spoils the taste.
2. Heat oil in the pan, Add the cummin, Saunf and Bay leaf.
3. Now add Sliced onion, curry leaves saute till it turns to transparent and now add the tomato.
4.Add the Garam masala and chilli powder. Let the tomato get mashed.
5. Add the cooked vegetables and the ground mixture.
6. Add 1 1/2 to 2 cups of water and let it cook for some time until the raw aroma disappears.
7. And the kurma gets to slightly thick consistency. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve this accompaniment with your favorite main dish.
1.You can add soya chunks too with this.
2.You can add mushrooms, paneer for variation. Adding mushrooms will change the taste of kurma slightly.