Recipe

Mixed vegetable kurma- oil-free! Dairy-free!

Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings
2 servings

Every part of India has its own version of Kurma/Korma. Essentially a rich gravy based side dish, usually with yogurt and cream and whole spices.

The same flavors and taste can easily be achieved without the use of dairy products.

Ingredients
  • Mixed vegetables: 2 cups (cubes of beans, carrot, potatoes, green peas, cauliflower florets)
  • Capsicum: ¼ cup(small cubes)
  • Tomato: ½ cup(chopped)
  • Onion: ½ cup(chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  • Green chili: 1 no(slit)
  • Red chilli powder: ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder: ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder: ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder: ¼ tsp
  • Rock salt: to taste
  • Cashew nuts: 15
  • Fresh coconut: ¼ cup(grated)
  • Poppy seeds: 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon: 1 inch
  • Bayleaf: 1 no
  • Cardamom: 1 no
  • Cloves: 2 nos
  • Coriander leaves: 2 tbsp
  • Coconut milk: 1 cup
Method
  • Soak cashew nuts and poppy seeds for at least 30 mins and grind into a smooth paste with grated coconut and reserve.
  • Steam mixed vegetables until well cooked.
  • Roast onions until brown, add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, ginger garlic paste and sauté for a while.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, chili powder, slit green chili and sauté until tomatoes are cooked to a soft pulpy texture.
  • Add ground paste and sauté for a minute.
  • Add steamed vegetables and chopped capsicum and mix well together and add salt.
  • Add coconut milk and simmer for a very short while on low flame.
  • Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

Wellcure tip:

  • You can increase the number of green chilies to suit your taste. Adding extra red chili alters the colour of the dish.
  • Quantity of coconut milk can be altered according to the consistency preferred

Eating guide:

  • Food group: vegetables and nuts.
  • Lightly cooked/steamed veggies ensure the water content and enzymes are retained, both a must for good digestion and overall nourishment through food!
  • Veggies are loaded with enzymes and high water content. They aid in digestion and act as a daily dose of vitamins and minerals.
  • Nuts provide good fats and protein for the body.

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