Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Mixed Vegetable Korma

A flavorful korma with a mixed vegetables like mushroom, peas, potato and carrot which is cooked with aromatic spices, will make a good side dish to go with appam, steamed basmati rice or roti.


Ingredients

2 cups - Button Mushroom, chopped
1 big - Potato, quartered
1 cup - Green Peas
1 medium size - Carrot, chopped
1 big - Tomato, quartered
3 medium - Onion, diced
1 - Bay leaf
1 small piece - Cinnamon stick
2 - cloves
1 to 1.5 cup - Freshly made thick coconut milk

Grind to a paste

3 tbsp - Poppy seeds / Khus khus
6 to 8 - Green chili
6 flakes - Garlic

Garnishing

1 cup - Coriander leaves, chopped

Method

1 ) In a pan boil with enough water, peas, potato, carrot and tomato till half cooked along with bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves. Then add mushroom and cook till all the veggies are fully cooked with salt to taste.

2 ) Soak poppy seeds in warm water for 10 minutes. Then grind to a smooth paste along with green chili and garlic.

3 ) In another pan heat some oil, add onion and fry till light brown in color. Now add the ground poppy + chili + garlic paste and fry in oil for 5 minutes till the raw smell goes. Now add boiled veggies with stock, mix well and bring to a boil. (If there is no enough stock along with boiled veggies then add little water and bring to a boil). Adjust salt to taste. Now simmer and add coconut milk, bring to a boil. Garnish with coriander leaves and take off the stove.

Serve hot with appam, rice or chapathi.

13 comments:

Asha said...

OOH! I saw so many Kormas today including mine! :D

Looks delicious Pravs, I will try your version with Parathas.

Pravs said...

It's raining korma's in blogosphere is it ? :) Eager to have a look at your korma. Hopping to your blog now :)

KALVA said...

nice korma. i have posted mine too.

homecooked said...

Wow....Looks like its korma season :) Yours looks delicious!

Rahin said...

thts true , many many kormas :D yours looks amazingly delicious and ready to dig into

Supriya Nair said...

Woww....Kurma here....nicely done :)

3 hungry tummies said...

Looks great! I actually made something quite similar with lamb last night! :)

Nags said...

so many kormas around. must.make.me.some.

liz said...

I haven't tried any recipes but i have to admit that the way you have designed this page is so impressive that its very tempting!! the photos are very attractive. i will definitely try your recipes!

well done and thanks a lot.

liz

Pravs said...

Kalva :Thanks.. will drop by to have a look at your version :)

Homecooked : looks like it :)

Rahin : Thanks Rahin :)

Supriya : Thanks :)

3 hungry tummies : oh with lamb it will taste awesome :)

Nags : I wonder how come every one is in mood for kormas now :)

Liz : Thanks a lot for the appreciation.I assume it's your first time here to my blog...welcome and do explore :) I hope you will enjoy my recipes.

Cham said...

Love the color sure this one is flavorful!

lindyern said...

Tried this recipe with beans instead of mushrooms. It was delicious and very satisfying to make a tasty, healthy korma with lots of vegetables. Turned out better than I expected! Thanks for your recipe.

Pravs said...

lindyern : So glad to know this recipe turned out well with beans :) Thanks for the feedback.