- Chopped Vegetables(Carrot,beans, potato,peas) – 1.5 cups
- Big onion – 2 nos (Slice cut)
- Ginger & garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
- Tomato – 1 no (Chopped)
- Garam masala powder – 1.5 tsp
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- Grated Coconut – 3 tbsp
- Green chilly – 2-3 nos or red chilly powder - 1.5 - 2 tsp
- Fried Gram – 1 tsp
- Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Cinnamon – 1 small stick
- Cloves – 2 nos
- Cardamom – 1 no
- Oil – 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves – To garnish
Step 1 : Heat a kadai with 2 tbsp of oil and add the tempering items one by one. Add the onions and saute till golden brown., Add G&G paste & saute till raw smell leaves it..Add the tomatoes and cook for a minute till tomato turns mushy.
Step 2: Now add all the chopped vegetables and fry for a minute by adding the required salt.
Step 3: Transfer everything into the cooker adding 1cup of water and pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles.Meanwhile grind all the items given under “ to grind” to a smooth paste by adding water.
Step 4: Once the veggies get cooked , add the ground mixture to it.Let it boil for 5 – 6 mins in medium flame.Now add the Garam Masala powder and boil for another 5 mins.If the gravy is too thick,add some water.Check for salt.
Finally ,garnish with coriander leaves and serve with Chapathi.
Tastes good with dosa too..
Note: if u grind green chillies, color of the kurma will be greenish not red.. U shud add red chilli powder to get the above color