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Monday, January 25, 2010

Navaratna Kurma/Korma

Mixed Vegetables Kurma is a very tasty sidedish. This a mixture of all veggie cooked with dry fruits and pineapple.

Today I cooked this for my hubby's lunch box with chapathi.

This is mine and my hubby's favourite dish. Usually had at an restuarant. Thought of giving an surprise to him and cooked with love today.

Carrot - 1 no
Beans - 15 nos
Green Peas - 1/2 cup
Potato - 1 no
Cauliflower- few florets
Brocolli - few florets

Onion - 1no
Tomato - 1no
Green chilli - 2nos
Paneer/Cottage Cheese - 6 cubes
Pineapple - few pieces(Can or fresh)
Raisins - 1tspn
Cashewnuts - 6nos
Garam Masala - 1 tspn
Dhania/Coriander powder - 1 tspn
Red Chilli powder - 1 tspn
Oil and ghee - 1 tspn
spices - 1 no each
Milk - 1 cup
Cream - 3 tspns
Salt as per taste

Preparation Method
Chop all the vegetables to 1"piece. Cook them in pressure cooker without whistle for 15minutes with little salt and turmeric.
In a thick bottom kadai, add little oil, spices onion and tomato cook till its soft. Grind them to paste or you can also chop them and put.
In the same kadai add ghee and spices add this mixture and boil for sometime. Add all masala powders and mix well. Cook till raw smell goes.
Now add the cooked vegetables and boil.
Once its thick add milk and cream. Mix well. Allow it to boil.
Now add paneer cubes, raisins and cashews. Cook for 2mins and off the stove.
Garnish with chopped coriander/cilatro.

Navaratna Kurma or Korma is ready to serve. This can be served with chapathi/roti/naan. My Father-in-law tried with Bread and he liked a lot.

This recipe is going off to Served with Love by Arundhati Rama.

My other entries participating are:
Bisibelebath its my family favourite.
Channa Masala my hubby's favourite.


Priya Suresh on January 25, 2010 at 4:28 PM said...

My favourite kurma...kurma looks absolutely divine..

Shanthi Krishnakumar on January 25, 2010 at 4:57 PM said...

This is delicious. Love the click

Rekha shoban on January 25, 2010 at 5:11 PM said...

kurma looks colourful and nice presentation!!

Veggie Hut on January 25, 2010 at 6:20 PM said...

Hmm...mouthwatering! I cook it in a similar way!



Rachana on January 25, 2010 at 6:55 PM said...

Kurma looks perfect and a nice click.

TREAT AND TRICK on January 25, 2010 at 7:08 PM said...

This is really healthy korma Sara, should try it soon.

Rekha shoban on January 25, 2010 at 8:42 PM said...

please collect ur award from my blog

Tina on January 25, 2010 at 8:58 PM said...

My fav kurma...Looks delicious...

Nithu Bala on January 25, 2010 at 9:10 PM said...

I'm always lover of this Kurma..I have tried at home but didn't turn out good..should try your version...this looks so yummy & colorful..

Saraswathi Iyer on January 25, 2010 at 10:59 PM said...

Thank you my friends for your lovely comments.

Perspectivemedley on January 26, 2010 at 12:03 AM said...

Nice kurma :)... looks yummy and delicious!!

Kalai on January 26, 2010 at 1:19 AM said...

Wonderful Kurma especially with all the love! A great entry for the event.
Nice click too:)

Unknown on January 26, 2010 at 11:20 AM said...

Namaste Sara's Kitchen, your navaratna korma looks incredible! This site was such a pleasure to visit. Well presented, clean, clear and beautiful photos. I shall be returning for another delicious bite. Thank you for sharing,
Cheers, Gaby
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Parita on January 26, 2010 at 5:22 PM said...

Navratna Kurma looks fantastic!

Jeyashris Kitchen on January 26, 2010 at 8:53 PM said...

nice kurma, Adding pineapple and raisins will surely give a nice taste.and above all when cooked and served with love will enhance the flavor.

Saraswathy Balakrishnan on January 26, 2010 at 9:51 PM said...

Looks very join as a follower da..


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