Monday, 16 July 2012

Quick Vegetable Kurma - without coconut

Quick Vegetable Kurma - without coconut
Ingredients :
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 6-7 cauliflower florets
  • 6-7 broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup potato cubes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • asofoetida - a pinch
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Onion-Chili Paste :
  • 1 big onion
  • 2-3 green chilies

Method :
  • Prepare onion-chili paste and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai and tamper mustard seeds. Add cloves, cinnamon and cumin seeds. Saute a while.
  • Add onion-chili paste and fry for 2 mins. Add ginger-garlic paste and chopped vegetables. Saute a while.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala and 3/4 cup milk. Add little salt and asofoetida. Cook till covered till the vegetables are cooked.
  • Add remaining milk and salt if needed. Cook for another 5-10 mins and remove from the heat. Sprinkle pepper powder and serve with roti or rice.


  1. Kurma And Pulao, Good dinner Preethi!

  2. love this kurma without coconut!low fat recipe!

  3. Today I want to be your guest Preethi. Very nice and delicious combo dear....

  4. fine with everything but is it ginger garlic paste? or onion chilly paste?

    1. both the paste.. i just forgot to mention the ginger-garlic paste in the ingredients section.. i shall update it now..

  5. I just loved the texture :)...awesome dear

  6. Kurma without coconut sounds interesting..nice recipe

  7. It sure sounds Yummy and quick to prepare as well! will try sometimes :)

  8. Pulao and kurma looks perfect and delicious....

  9. Nice korma..adding milk and grinding onion-green chilly are new to me..shall try it soon!

  10. i like to know the role of milk in the kurma. for the first time i am reading adding milk in kurma.

    1. priya, i have added milk to make this kurma thick.. you can add milk if you want to skip coconut..

  11. frying greenchillies in spoon of oil before grinding with onion gives a nice aroma for kurma always.. great recipe without coconut ..thanks


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