Sunday, March 22, 2009

Korma With Vegetables




Ingredients:
2 carrots diced
1 medium sized tomato cut
1 big potato cut into small pieces
cauliflower cut into small pieces
1/2 cup green beans cut into small pieces
1 large onion cut into small pieces
1/2 cut green peas ( frozen also can be used)
Few curry leaves
small piece of ginger grated
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp garam masala powder
2 tsp oil to cook

Masala's to be ground :

1 bay leaf
4 dried red chilies
3 cloves
3 or 4 pepper corns
1 cinnamon stick
fresh coconut cut into pieces
salt to taste

Method:
  • Mix bay leaf, dried red chilies , pepper corns, cloves , cinnamon stick , coconut pieces , grated ginger , salt and little water in a blender and blend it like a paste .
  • Now cook all the cut vegetables except onion till they are soft.
  • Heat oil in a kadai , Add small cut onions and when they are little pink add ginger garlic paste and curry leaves .wait till onion leaves oil and brown .
  • Now Add the ground thick paste and one cup of water
  • Add all the cooked vegetables , add garam masala powder , cut tomato and cook with the lid covered for 15 mins on a low flame. (You can check salt here and add more if required)
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.


Serving Suggestions:
Serve hot with rotis, puri or rice.

Tip:
  • When you are cooking vegetables in a gravy add more water if required.
  • You can also use Desiccated coconut powder instead of fresh coconut. i like using fresh coconut as it gives very nice flavor.