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Monday, May 2, 2011

Vegetable Korma ( recipe without Onion & Garlic )

Cooking Time Required: 30-35 mins
Cost of preparation: 40-50 rupees

Ingredients: Parwal/potolo ( 450 gm), cauliflower ( 250 gm ), potato ( 300 gm ), ginger paste ( 1 1/2 tbs ), broken cashew bits-watermelon seeds paste ( 3-4 tbs), roasted cumin powder ( 2/3 tsp), roasted coriander powder ( 2/3 tsp), chilli powder ( 1/2 tsp), dry red chillis ( 4-5 nos), garam masala powder ( 1/4 tsp), finely cut coriander leaves ( 3-4 tbs), kasuri methi ( 3 tsp), turmeric, salt, oil for frying.

Prepartion: Cut all the vegetables into large chunks.

Heat oil for frying in a wok. Deep fry all the vegetables searately.

Soak the kasuri methi in 1/3 cup warm water.

Cooing: Heat 3-4 tsp oil in a wok. Add the red chillis followed by the ginger paste and fry for 30-40 secs.

Add the cashew watermelon paste and cook for 3-4 mins. Add the chilli powder, corinader powder, cumin powder, turmeric and stir fry for another minute.

Add the fried vegetables along with salt and mix well. Pour 2 cups of boiling water and allow to simmer on low flame for 8-10 mins.

Sprinkle kasuri methi, corinader leaves and garam masala and mix. Close the lid and
remove from fire.

Allow to stand for 3-4 mins. Serve hot with rice/rotis.


  1. Korma is regualar in my kitchen...this version sounds good.

  2. Korma looks very delicious and fulfilling. Great preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. looks delicious, had never tried it without onion and garlic before.

  4. Never tried kurma without onions and garlic, thanks for sharing..

  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Lots of authentic oriya recipes. I make kuruma but have not done without onions or garlic. Lovely blog out here.



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