Sunday, February 20, 2011

Vegetable Korma-Vegetable Kurma recipe

This korma is a South Indian dish prepared with a combination of different vegetables. It is healthy and also easy to prepare, if you have all the ingredients ready.I prepare kurma in two ways and this is one method.I will soon share with you the other method. This korma tastes great with poori,chapati and pulao especially ghee rice and Jeera pulao. Now to the delicious Vegetable Korma recipe.

Vegetable Korma
Vegetable Korma for chapati and Pulao

Ingredients needed

Onion - 1
Cauliflower florets -1 cup
Carrot-Potato-Beans - 1 cup heaped (mixed)
Peas -1/3 cup
Salt needed

Spice powder

Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Coriander powder -1 tsp

Ingredients needed for Paste 1 - (Fry and grind )

Onion -1 (chopped)
Garlic -2
Ginger -1 inch piece
Green chillies - 2
Coriander seeds -1 tsp

Heat a tsp of oil and fry onion, ginger-garlic-green chilli and coriander seeds.Grind to a paste and keep aside.

Paste -2 (Grind Raw )

Coconut -1/3 cup
Fennel seeds (sombu) - 1 tsp
Fried gram (Pottukadalai) -1 tsp

Grind raw with little water and keep it aside.

For the seasoning

Whole garam masala -1 inch cinnamon-1 cardamom-2 cloves
Fennel seeds -1/4 tsp
Oil -1 tbsp


Wash and blanch cauliflowers (put it in boiling water with a little salt).
Cook till soft. Keep aside

Wash, peel the skin and chop potatoes and carrots .Cut beans into 2 inch pieces.

Cook beans,carrot, peas and potato till soft or you can also pressure cook for 1 whistle. Keep aside. It should be half boiled and not overcooked.

Keep paste 1 and Paste 2 ready.

mixed vegetable kurma-vegetable kurmaMethod

1.Heat oil in a pan, add whole garam masala, fennel seeds followed by chopped onions. Saute till onions turn transparent.

2.Then add paste 1 and saute for a few seconds.(since we have already fried it, there is no need to saute for a long time )

3.Then add all the vegetables.(carrot, beans, peas, potato and cauliflower)

4.Now add turmeric powder,coriander powder and salt needed .

5.Add paste 2, little water and cook for a few minutes till everything gets blended well with the masala. You can adjust the consistency of the gravy as per your preferences.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with pooris or chapati or jeera pulao or ghee rice.

More Korma/Kurma recipes from Padhuskitchen

Cauliflower Korma

Mushroom Kurma

Navratan Korma

Meet you all again with another interesting post, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen


  1. Feel like having this delicious kurma with some rotis, my fav..

  2. My DH likes kurma very much.. haven't ever been able to make perfect kurma like we get in restaurants..but this one looks so good..would def give this a try.

  3. very good presentation looks yummy..

  4. Wow..craving for hot kurma and phulkas..:-)
    Urs look soo perfect..

  5. What a healthy and perfect dish!!

  6. kurma looks yummy ! the pretty looking baby potato animal calls out to me !

  7. looks absolutely wonderful...I can't take my eyes off these yummy kurma...

  8. I like Korma very much. I usually have it with aappam and it wud taste excellent. Your method is slightly different than mine.. Wud try yours too... Looks delicious :-)

  9. Korma looks delicately flavored & delicious!!! Love the flavor of fennel in it....
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  10. Perfect combinaTION WITH APPAM N CHAPPATHI...yummy yummy.

  11. very yummy and nice korma for chapathi

  12. We love kurmas a lot, looks fabulous!

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  14. very yummy and loved the baby potato reindeer:)

  15. kurma looks so delicious really creamy ..

  16. I love kurmas and this looka great! you've done it beauitully.

    Have a great week ahead.

  17. delicious kurma, cute presentation

  18. Delicious and perfect kurma,looks fabulous.

  19. Padhu thanks for sharing your korma recipe. Can't wait to try it :)

  20. vegetable korma looks delicious.

  21. wow looking yummy and tempting to eat :)
    Very innovative click :)

  22. My fav kurma for roti's.. looks like hotel kurma..looks yum

  23. Perfect with any dish and lovely carving.

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  25. Delicious kurma..Perfect with appams, idiyappam and rotis..We too have this in our drafts, recipe is difft though..

  26. Perfect looking Kurma.Loved the Reindeer too.

  27. Yummy!!!that looks and sounds so good. Love the cute presentation :)

  28. Veg lorma looks delicious..perfect with poori.

  29. Looks delicious & sure it will taste good too

  30. Yummy kurma and a very cute deer.

  31. paneer receipe was excellent.thank you.

  32. This is a great recipe...thanks for sharing! Made this korma today and the hubby and i loved it!

  33. I tried this and tasted really awesome. This is not the first dish I am trying out of this website :)

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  35. Really came out well..I have tried out normal kuruma earlier but it was not upto the actual taste...I started doing this with out hope but it was superb..kudos to padhu

  36. Amazing,perfect recipe..tried out exactly as per the given instructions, it's a boom
    Thank you for your lovely recipes..keep posting :)

  37. Hi Padhu

    Thanks for the recipe...
    Will it be a good side dish for idiyappam?



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