How to prepare Veg Kurma at Home - Veg Kurma Recipe

ByReddamma Don9th Jul 2023, 2023-07-09T11:45:00+05:30
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How to prepare Veg Kurma at Home - Veg Kurma Recipe

Here's a recipe for Veg Kurma, a creamy and flavorful Indian dish made with mixed vegetables:


  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, beans, potatoes, peas, cauliflower, etc.), chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, slit lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 cup yogurt (curd)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Heat oil in a pan or kadai over medium heat. Add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, and coriander seeds. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.
  2. Add the chopped onions and green chilies. Sauté until the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  5. In a blender or grinder, grind the grated coconut and cashew nuts into a smooth paste by adding a little water.
  6. Add the coconut-cashew paste to the pan and mix well.
  7. Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes.
  8. Add the mixed vegetables to the pan and mix well to coat them with the spice mixture.
  9. Cover the pan and cook on low heat until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. It may take around 15-20 minutes.
  10. Once the vegetables are cooked, add garam masala and yogurt. Mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  11. Adjust the consistency by adding more water if needed. Simmer for a few minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  12. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Your homemade Veg Kurma is now ready to be served. It pairs well with roti, naan, rice, or dosa. Enjoy this creamy and delicious dish.

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