Saturday, 11 October 2014

Navratan Kurma

Navratan Kurma

The list of ingredients is long but you can add or leave out some veggies. This yummy vegetable is enjoyed by young and old. Serve it with rotis, naan or even pao!!
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Navratan Kurma


  • 100 grms carrots
  • 100 grms peas
  • 100 grms French beans
  • 100 grms cauliflower
  • 100 grms potatoes
  • 100 grms paneer
  • 1 tblspn+ 4 tblspn cashew nuts
  • 1 tblspn pineapple
  • ½ capsicum
  • 1 large onion, crushed
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tblspn of cream (approx)
  •  2 tblspn curds
  • 3 tomatoes, crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp haldi/turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala

  • Chop the vegetables in cubes.
  • Boil the peas, steam and blanch the carrots, French beans and cauliflower.
  • Grind 4 tblspn cashew nuts with the milk to a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil and fry the cashew nuts, potatoes and paneer individually. Drain on a tissue and set aside.
  • Fry the onion till golden.
  • Add the tomatoes and ginger garlic paste. Cook till the oil separates.
  • Add the cashew nut paste and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chilli powder, salt, haldi/turmeric, garam masala and curds.
  • Cook till oil separates. Add the vegetables and paneer add ½ cup water and cook till the gravy thickens.
  • Serve hot garnished with dhania/ coriander leaves.
  • Serves good with rotis, naan we all love it with Goan Pao or Unne.
Navratan Kurma

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  1. Sweet, tangy, spicy and rich - great combination of flavors.

  2. Looks so creamy and rich. This one sure is going to be a hit at parties.

  3. Kurma looks simply out of the world, just drooling here.

  4. like the use of pineapple in this version

  5. The korma sounds very the use of pineapple.

  6. This is another recipe that I am yet to try.Looks yum Archana...

  7. Looks so fantastic Archana..thanks for sending it across..

  8. One of my favorite curries. Looks delicious!

  9. Love Navratan kurma.. sooo yummy!!!

  10. I am positive my kids will love this specially the older one! Very creamy and rich gravy!

  11. I love navratan Kurma, and yes, I remember the addition of pineapple in this ! and some people even add dry fruits and apples in this gravy !


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