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10 Minute Kurma

- submitted by Dahlia on 02-06-2011 
(Kurma Varieties, Potato Kurma, Soya Kurma, Chikpea Kurma, Corn Kurma, Greenpeas Kurma, Cauliflower Kurma, Paneer Kurma, Mixed Vegetable Kurma)

Ingredients
Choose any one of the following ingredients depending on what kurma you want to make
(Potato - 2 / Soya Chunks - 2 cups / Paneer cubes - 2 cups / Mixed Vegetables - 1.5 cup  / Chikpeas - 1 cup / Eggs - 6 (Hard Boiled))
Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
Corriander Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cilantro - for garnish
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tblsp
 
List I
Fried Onions (store bought) - 1/2 cup 
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Tomato - 2
 
List II
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Poppy seeds (kus kus) - 1 tsp
Cashew nuts - 5
 

 

Mixed Vegetable Kurma

 
Preparation steps
1. First of all prepare the vegetable/egg that you want to make the kurma with.
          For any kind of vegetable kurma like potato kurma, corn kurma, green peas (pattani) kurma, cauliflower kurma, tomato (thakkali) kurma, knolkhol kurma, mullangi (radish)kurma, mushroom kurma, carrot kurma or mixed vegetable kurma.
                                                 -  par boil the vegetables with some salt.
          For soya kurma -  soak the soya chunks in salted water for 10 minutes.
          For paneer kurma - fry the paneer cubes or leave it as such.
          For chikpea (kadalai) kurma -  soak it overnight and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.
          For egg kurma - hard boil the eggs. 
2. Grind all the ingredients under 'List I' and keep it aside.
3. Similarly, grind the ingredients under 'List II' and set aside.
 
Method
1. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan/kadai and add the ground paste of 'Lst I'.
2. Saute for 2 minutes on medium high flame.
3. Add the dry spice powders and the prepared vegetable of your choice.
(For egg kurma, add the hard boiled eggs while serving)
4. Next add the ground paste of 'list II', about 2 cups of water and required salt.
5. Boil this for about 7 minutes till everything is cooked and oil separates.
6. Garnish with cilantro and serve with pulao, chappatti or dosa.

SOYA KURMA


EGG KURMA



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Comments (10)

mathii   (December 14, 2013)
loved ur recipies
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 14, 2013)
Thank You.
jyothi   (November 14, 2013)
like most alu kurma with parata
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (November 14, 2013)
yes. the method takes only half the time though.
laxmiknat   (September 7, 2013)
i love SOYA KURMA
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 8, 2013)
good. enjoy!!
Cafe Einstein   (July 8, 2014)
chilli powder and turmeric powder directly we can first put in water and then add to the the fried onions which can avoid burning of chilli
Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 8, 2014)
Thanks for your tips.
raji   (September 17, 2012)
mix veg kurma was fantastic. i did not use khus khus as my husband cannot stand for it. lovely it was. instead of khus khus, i used charmagaz
GajrajJaipur   (August 24, 2012)
i love mixed vegetable kurma

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Old Comments

Comment by nidhi shetty
         I lIke your site coz it is super easy and simple.Keep up the good job
 
Reply :-
         Thank You.

Comment by Namagiri Sridhar
Hi Chef

Can you tell me a substitute for fried onions or can we make it at home, if so how? I am planning to make this with soya tomorrow.
 
Reply :-
          Hi Namagiri, You can saute some onions till it turns golden brown and proceed. I have used store bought fried onions to save time.


Comment by Fatimah Thaga

          This is very nice... We enjoyed it...:-))
 
Reply :-
          Thank you.

Comment by Geetha Nanda
          tried this recipe and came out well..easy and tasy one..thanks
Please post some gud recipes for toddlers
 
Reply :-
        Thank You. Here are some toddler recipes
http://simpleindianrecipes.com/toddlerrecipes.aspx


Comment by azeetha tajmul
          Thanks a lot!!!!!!!!!the curry was really awesome!!!!!can u give some more quick recipes?
 
Reply :-           
          Sure Azeetha. Many more instant recipes on the way!!


Comment by anjelina brooks
           kurma look yum and delicious.
 
Reply :-           
           Thank You.

Comment by renuka memba
           supurb,please tell me some mushroom varieties
 
Reply :-           
           Here are some mushroom recipes. http://simpleindianrecipes.com/mushroom.aspx


Comment by MAlini Ravi
         Fentastic, nice kurma varieties
 
Reply :-
         Thank You. Try them and enjoy!!

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