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September 22, 2010


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I wanted to try a simple , mildly spiced kurma  for a long time. So i tried this kurma in my own way.My hubby liked it very much. Also this is less time consuming & no grinding part is needed.Try this and let me know friends ..
Simple aloo peas kurma 1

  • Potato / Aloo – 5 nos ( Peel the skin and chop into small pieces)
  • Peas – 1/2 cup( Soak the peas overnite if its dry )
  • Besan flour – 1 tsp ( Mix with little water to make a paste )
  • Salt & water – As needed.
To saute :
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 2 nos
  • Ginger & garlic – few pieces chopped finely (paste will also do) ( ** Added to avoid gas accumulation ;) )
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Big onion – 1 no (chopped finely )
  • Green chillies – 2 nos ( slit cut )
  • Tomato – 2 nos (chopped finely)
To garnish :
  • Coriander leaves – Few  ( i dint use )
  • In a cooker base , add oil and saute the items given above in the same order.
  • Add tomato pieces at the end and saute till mushy.
  • Lastly add the potato pieces and soaked peas .
  • Add enough water & salt , cover and pressure cook up to 1 whistle.
  • Remove the lid and add the besan paste.Allow it to thicken and boil for sometime.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves & serve hot with roti.

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  1. It looks so tempting... My favorite...

  2. Simple food are always delicious and thank you for those useful information about the veggies.

  3. Love this kind of simple kurumas very much. Peas and potatoes are superb combos for a kuruma....very nice recipe dear.

  4. ohhh....drooling here...fantastic recipe with wonderful writeup...

    Do drop in at my space sometime..

    Tasty Appetite

  5. My all time favourite kurma, love with rotis and puris..delicious looking kurma Chitra..

  6. Simple food are the best food. This kurma looks so tempting.

  7. simply superb to have with poori

  8. hey chithra superb looks soo tempting n finger licking...

  9. I switch to such simple whisked curries on days I am in ni mood for elaborate grinding and minding the dish...But sure it turns out fingerlickingly well and your kurma sounds like one such, Chitra!

  10. wow the curry looks delicious ......

  11. Simple and delicious. Perfect with chapathis or dosa.

  12. Wow... An easy kurma without grinding masalas. Sounds interesting.


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