Sunday, June 03, 2007

Vegetable Curd Kurma

This is my version of Curd Kurma from Neeta Mehta's Cook book.
Have added few more ingredients to adjust to my taste

Vegetable Curd Kurma
Ingredients Needed:
1. Potato Cubes - 1/2 cup
2. Cauliflower Florets - 1/4 cup
3. Carrot Cut into Chunks - 1/4 cup
4. Peas - 1/4 cup
5. Pearl beans - 6
6. Capsicum - 1/2 (Green) (fry in oil and keep it aside)
7. Paneer - 10 to 12 pieces(Fry in oil and keep it aside)
8. Finely Chopped Onion - 1/2 cup
9. Oil - 2 tablespoons.
10. Elaichi, Bay leaf

Ingredients For Grinding into Paste
1. Grated Coconut - 2 tsp
2. Cashew Nuts - 5 Nos
3. Khus-Khus - 1/2 tsp
4. Dhania Powder - 1/2 tsp
5. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
6. Ginger and Garlic
7. Fennel (Sombu) - few
8. Curds - 1/2 cup
9. Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
10. Red Chilli Powder - According to taste
Grind the above items adding Curd into fine paste.

Making of the Kurma.
1. Boil Vegetables and Keep it aside (Adding Little salt)
2. Heat Oil in a Kadai, add Elaichi and Bay leaf.
3. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
4. Now add the grinded Masala and Cook till oil separates.
5. Now goes, Cooked Vegetables, Fried Paneer, and 1/2 cup of water.
6. Cook till nice aroma comes, before removing from fire, add fried capsicum pieces.Garnish with Coriander Leaves

{~} Serve Hot with Rotis. {~}


Vcuisine said...

I canbring rotis right away MT for this side dish. Lovely. Viji

Linda said...

It looks delicious MT, rich with paneer and so colorful too! Very pretty indeed :)

Asha said...

Very pretty colors and easy too.Thank you so much MT.

Sia said...

although the ingredients list is lenghty the procedure sounds very simple... i love that kadai u have got there MT... i have book marked this recipe... thank u:)

USHA said...

Hi MT,

Nice recipe with veggies...i think as Viji says it goes well with Rotis.

Sharmi said...

such a great looking kurma. will have to try out sometime.

sudhav said...

MT, this sounds intersting..will try soon and let u know..thanks for sharing..

Priya said...

That looks delicious & something out of a restaurant menu. I am surely going to give this one a try. Thank you for the recipe :)

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

The curd curry looks great.Love the kadhai cute one.Nice presentation

kalpana said...

woww looks so colorful! tat's beautiful serving dish!

Jeena said...

Hi menu today your kurma looks wonderful and tasty :)

Sandeepa said...

Looks very rich and colourful and that is such a beautiful Kadhai

Shivapriya said...

Hey MT, I often make this curry.I don't use coconut in my version. It taste soo good and also very easy to prepare, goes well with rice & breads.

Richa said...

looks very colorful & full of flavor with all the spices! i've always liked curd based dishes :)

Suganya said...

Vegetables beautifully absorb the tangy-ness of the curd. Tasty one!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This is looking deish...Love it..nice pictures...

Prema Sundar said...

Hi MT, The curry looks colourful. I make this kurma without curd and with gravy.

Anonymous said...

ohhhh my what a lovely meal...great colours...really nice recipe...thanks for sharing

Menu Today said...

Hi Viji,
You are always welcome to my house. Thanks.

Hi Linda,
Very healthy and rich curry. Thanks a lot.

Hi Asha,
Thanks a lot. I am going to take a break.

Hi Sia,
Please do let me know the outcome of it. Thanks.

Hi Usha,
You can serve this curry with rotis and with idiyappam too. Thanks.

Hi Sharmi,
Please try this curry when you find time, really a tasty one. Thanks.

Hi Sudha,
Thanks. Please do let me know the outcome of it.

Hi priya,
Thanks for visiting. You will like this curry very much with mild masala flavour.

Hi Dr.Sowmya,
Thanks for visiting. Keep visiting.

Hi Kalpana,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Jeena,
Thank you sooo much.

Hi Sandeepa,

Hi Shivpriya,
Next time I will try this curry without coconut. Thanks for visiting.

Menu Today said...

Hi Richa,
Thanks for visiting.

Hi Suganya,
Thanks a lot.

Hi Sukanya Ramkumar,
Thank u so much. keep visiting.

Hi prema,
I made this curry with gravy, for taking pic I reduced some curry and arranged with vegetables. Thanks.

Hi Dilip Sir,
Thanks for visiting my blog.