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July 1, 2015

Saravana Bhavan Kurma Recipe-Hotel Vegetable Kurma For Parota,Roti

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Any South Indian would love to try a recipe if its titled as “Saravana Bhavan Hotel Style”.I am no exception to thisBatting Eyelashes.Even though I have tasted Saravana Bhavan Food in Chennai only before marriage,I love try all the recipes of it that I come across in my fellow bloggers blog.Recently I saw this Saravana bhavan hotel Mixed Vegetable Kurma Recipe in Amudha’s blog.I tried it for Sendhil’s lunch box to pack with roti by following an easy one pot method.It smelt and tasted very similar to most of the hotel style kurma.I loved it very much.I packed this kurma and soft Chapathi for his lunch box & I had it with some store bought frozen parota for my breakfast.It tasted great for bothPeace Sign.So you can make this kuruma as a side dish for roti and parotta as well.If you don’t have all the vegetables in hand,just try adding potato,peas and make it as potato kurma.Kids would love this combo.So try this recipe and don’t forget to smell your hands after you finish eating this kurmaWinking.It would be awesome !! Ok,lets see how to make this most popular,super flavorful Saravana Bhavan Hotel Style Mixed Vegetable Kurma.

Saravana Bhavan Hotel Veg Kurma


Saravana Bhavan Hotel Veg Kurma Saravana bhavan hotel style mixed vegetable kurma recipe for Chapathi/Roti and Parota
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Side dish for roti
Serves: Serves 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

  • Mixed vegetables - 1 cup ( 1 carrot,5 beans,a handful of peas,1 potato)
  • Bayleaf - 1 no
  • Black stone flower/Kalpasi - 1 no
  • Cumin seed/Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion - 1 no
  • Tomato - 1 no
  • Mint leaves - 1 tbsp (optional)
  • G&G paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp ( Add more for spicy kurma)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curd or lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Kasoori methi – a pinch
  • Salt & water - as needed
  • Cooking oil + ghee – 3 tbsp
To grind
  • Grated coconut - 1/3 cup
  • Green chillies - 2 nos
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch
  • Cloves - 2 nos
  • Cardamom - 1 no
  • Pottukadalai/Fried gram dal - 2 tsp
  • Cashewnuts - 4 nos
  • KhusKhus/Poppy seeds - 1/2 tsp (optional)
METHOD
  • Wash and chop the vegetables finely.Chop the onion and tomato.Grind all the ingredients given under “To grind” to a smooth paste adding enough water.

  • Heat a pressure cooker base and add oil + ghee.Saute the bayleaf and black stone flower/Kalpasi.Add cumin seeds,onions , gg paste and saute till it turns transparent n raw smell goes off.Add mint leaves.Then add the tomato pieces and saute until mushy.Add the ground coconut paste,turmeric powder,red chilli powder and Garam masala powder.Add the required salt and saute well till the raw smell of masala vanishes.Do in medium flame.

  • Lastly add the finely chopped vegetables and peas.Mix well and add a 1.5cups of water. Mix well and add a pinch of kasoori methi and curd.Mix well and pressure cook in low flame for just one whistle.Sarvana bhavan style mixed vegetable kurma is ready to serve !!

Enjoy with chapathi or parota.It tasted great with dosa too!
NB: As per the actual recipe,vegetables has to be cooked before adding the masala.But I made everything in one shot.Still the taste was good.
Note
  • Grinding part is the highlight of this kurma.So please don’t omit any ingredient from it.No worries if you don’t add khus khus.But the remaining are must.
  • I did not add mint leaves as I din’t have it.Don’t forget to add it if u have them.It adds a nice flavor to this kurma.
  • Adjust the quantity of chillies and red chilli powder based on your taste.
  • I used fresh green peas here.If you are using dried peas,soak it overnight in required water.


Try this yummy Mixed vegetable kurma for roti/Parota.Take the credits from your family members and enjoy !!





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55 comments :

  1. even I too like saravana bhavan dishes ...itlooks great

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  2. Brought back sweet memories of Chennai days.. Loved all the dishes of Sarvana Bhavan..

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  3. I love Vegetable Korma so much.. A good combo with chappathi.. - seenasfoodbasket

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  4. Hi Chitra.. I tried this recipe yesterday and it came out really good.. My family loved it.. Thank you :)

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    1. Thanks for the feedback Monica.It made my day :)

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    2. Hai Chithra I tried ur veg.kuruma recipe today. It came very tasty.Thanks for sharing.

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  5. I just love kurma... this looks so delicious and would taste yummy with parotta...

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  6. Hi,
    I tried this recipe yesterday and it was so delicious. Thank you for sharing and keep up the good work.
    Cheers,
    Shuba

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  7. chitra,

    I tried this or chappathi last week ....it was delicious...forgot to click a pic..:(
    Thank you for the easy n yummy recipes ....

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  8. Thank u so much for trying and writing here :)

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  9. I tried this recipe yesterday and it came out so well!!This is a great recipe and thanks for sharing..i also tried french fries and it came out perfect..thanks for detailed notes which you write

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  10. I tried this recipe it was awesome, my hubby loved it, thank u so much

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  11. I tried this recipe it was awesome, my hubby loved it, thank u so much

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  12. Hiii Chitra... Today morning I have made this Kuruma... Came out really well.. My little girl usually doesn't like the Kuruma... But she finished her chapathi with the kuruma and ate one more... �� ��. She told me that even it smells good.... Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    1. I am so happy to hear this :) Thanks a lot for trying !

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  13. I just tried this for lunch today. My vegetable hating daughter ate all of it and asked for a second helping! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.

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    1. Oh wow,that great :) Thanks for sharing your feedback :)

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    2. This recipe is super delicious and quick.enjoyed it thoroughly. Thank you so much for sharing it.

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  14. Hi chitra,

    I tried this receipe today, and it came very well. I was looking for this receipe for a very long time.. Thank you....

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  15. I have made this twice now and it has quickly become a favorite. Thank you for the excellent recipe.

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  16. "Zero error recipe". Usually for new recipes I reduce the ingredients quantity by half and then prepare the dish. But I was sure when I saw this recipe and made with double quantity and the result is I am not wrong. Excellent recipe!

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    1. Thank u sooooo much for your feedback.It made my day :)

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  17. Hi Chitra,
    Thank u so much for sharing the recipe.. My hubby was totally happy with my preparation for this kurma.. So I am very happy.. Thanks once again for uR posts.. I m trying one by one..

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    1. Thank u so much.Iam happy to know this :)

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  18. Hi Chitra

    Whenever i prepare this dish, everybody would love it so much and they would nevet forget to applaud me for this.
    Can i use blanched almonds instead of cashews ???? Will the flavour be the same ?

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    1. Thanks a lot for the feedback Archana.I am glad to know this.You can use blanched almonds as the quantity is negligible.It doesn't make any difference :) So go ahead.

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  19. I will try this recipe and let u know. Thanks for sharing it dear Chitra.

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  20. Hi...no where you used ginger garlic paste in the recipe. When to use it?

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  21. Anyways I am ready to cook now. Will add it while sauting onions.

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  22. Yummy kuruma! It came out very well for the first time itself. First I thought ingredients r the same. What difference does it make? But...wow great.

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    1. Sorry i just checked ur query. It shud be added with onions as u said.Thanks for your wonderful feedback :)

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  23. I tried this and its awesome.. thanks chitra :)

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  24. Thank you so much for the recipe.. Kurma turned out great.. I jus added a few drops of lemon juice befor serving.. Helped to bring in a lil tanginess.. Lovely recipe with correct proportions.. Durga.

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    1. Thanks a lot for the feedback. Adding lemon juice is a gud tip :)Thanks

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  25. Loved the recipe. Thanks!!

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  26. Hi, tried this recipe today :) . It came out yummy. Bt I missed star anise ,mint n khus khus. Bt yet the look was superb. But still I feel home made differ frm hotel made kurma.. thanks a lot for the awesome recipe :)

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    1. Thank you so much for th feedback. Try adding all these ingredients next time to get the exact hotel taste and flavor :)

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  27. Thx for sharing this wonderful recipe 👌

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  28. Hi Chitra,
    I have tried making Kurma,a number of times. But your recipe was spot on!! :) It came out exactly the way I wanted. Thanks a lot!

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    1. Hi Thanks a lot for the great feedback :)

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  29. Hello
    Thanks for sharing the recipe it's perfect for ghee rice n rotis..in which stage you will add star anise? I dint add..

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    1. Hi thanks for the feedback.It should be added in the beginning if u add.But here i used for decoration.

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  30. We tried this at home and it was really delicious... Thanks for sharing this recipie

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