Mar 8, 2011

Vegetable Korma

Vegetable Korma
Vegetable korma is traditionally made in party or weddings over here.It is cooked in a Rich Cashew Sauce for a long time.But I had made it so simple and easy.I substituted Cashews with Poppy Seeds,it gives you the same silkyness that you get from Cashewnut with out worrying about the calories.Please don’t forget to add Raisans,because it gives you the sweetness which was perfect.I served it with Flaky Paratha(check out the recipe here )So please try it out and let me know what you think.


Carrot-1 chopped
Cauliflower-a cup of florets
Potato-2 chopped
Raisans-2 tblspn
Redchilli powder-1 tblspn
Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
Garam Masala powder-1 tblspn
Green chilli-2
Oil-2 tblspn
Curd- ½ cup
Sugar-1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for Garnishing

To make Masala:

Onion-1 sliced
Tomato-3 chopped
Coconut- ½ cup
Poppy seeds (Kasa kasa)-2 tblspn
Cinnamon-2 small piece
Saunf (Sombu or perum cheeragam)-1 tblspn
Ginger Garlic paste-1 tblspn


Microwave the vegetables with some salt for about 5 min and set aside.

In a kadai add 1 tblspn of oil and crackle some cinnamon and saunf.Throw in onions and cook till it is golden brown,add in the Ginger garlic paste and Tomatoes and cook for 3 min,Now add in the coconut and Poppy seeds and give it a mix until every thing is combined.Remove that mix and grind it into a paste after it cools down.The lovely Masala is ready.

In the same kadai add the rest of the oil and add in the spice powder with some water and cook till the oil separates.

Add in the vegetables and mix well till each veggies is coated with that spices.Add in the green chilli with some water and cook it till the vegetables are done.

Pour in the Prepared masala and simmer till oil separates from the mixture.Add in the curd and Raisans and mix well.Cover it and let it simmer for 10 min on a very very low flame.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with Parata or Chappati.


Ur ingrediants
Veggies chopped
Crackle some whole spices

Add in onions and mix well

add some ginger and garlic paste

Add in coconut,poppy seeds and green chilli and mix well

Take it in a bowl and let it cool

Grind it into a fine paste

Crackle some cumin seeds

add in spice powder

add some water so that the spices wont burn

cook till oil separates

add in all veggies

add in green chilli

and some water

Cook till the veggies are cooked

add in the ground masala

and some raisans

followed by curd...

Mix well..Let it simmer for a while



  1. Awesome recipe!! Tried it and was yummy!! Thxs for sharing this!!

  2. going to try it tomorrow..yummy!

  3. excellent demo...

  4. I tried your malai kofta it just turned to be perfect thanks for sharing this recipe!!

  5. Really excellent recipe please tell the onion and tomotto in grams

  6. @AnonymousONion is around 100 grams, tomato is around 200 gram

  7. Made ur chilly chicken,everyone loved it.going to make veg korma tonight hope it will be good as yours

  8. Thankyou so much for your reply i try this yesterday it's came out very well thanks again

  9. My husb really dint believe that i only prepared kuruma... he said i would hav bought from some restaurant and got it thru balcony ☺awesome tip i learnt from you by grinding basic ingredients... your recipes are so easy and you are using ingredients which is available at home always.. so very eager to try evrything

  10. If i dun have Kas kas, is there any alternative? Or can i juz make the kuruma wif out it?

  11. @Anonymousjust skip khus khus. or u can add cashews, almonds..

  12. if i didn't have raisans, any other alternates please?

  13. if i skip raisans ,is there any alternates?

  14. Can I cook the vegetables in the pressure cooker instead of using the microwave?

  15. It is awesome. Thanks a lot dear aarthi. I am just a begginer and this is helping me a lot.

  16. Yes, this is such nice picture and this type vegetable best for health, it is looking fresh and in satya nketan delhi

  17. Can you please tell me it serves how many people

  18. really tasty! Although for all those who aren't good with spice, go a little easy on the red chilli powder :). Thanks for sharing!

  19. So easy and tasty... My husband was surprised with the taste

  20. Awesome recipe... I tried it today and had with phulka and it was so good thanks Aarthi u rock 😊

  21. Superb recipe i tried it entire family loved it..thank u so much for the great recipe...


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