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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Vegetable Korma

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Ingredients For Grinding:
10 cashew nuts
2 tsp poppy seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
3 cloves garlic
1" piece of ginger
green chili to taste
2" Cinnamon stick
6 cloves
1/4 cup water
Grind the above ingredients with a little water and keep aside after grinding.

Other Ingredients for Korma:

Some cilantro leaves
1 cup chopped onion
3 cups cubed potatoes
3/4 cup carrots
2 cups cauliflower
1/2 cup peas
6 tablespoon oil
3 cloves
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoon of coconut milk powder or substitute with coconut milk from a carton or can
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
water as needed
Wash and cut potatoes, carrots, cauliflower and onions.

To a pan on medium heat add oil, onion and clove, saute for a few minutes until the onion is translucent, add turmeric powder, the ground ingredients saute for a few seconds and add cilantro leaves.  

After a minute and when the ground spices give an aroma, add vegetables mix cover and cook for 2 minutes.  After which add coconut milk powder, a cup of water cover and cook until the vegetables are done.  Takes about 12 to 15 minutes.  While cooking keep stirring now and then so that the bottom does not burn. 

When vegetables are cooked add salt mix and cook for a minute add lemon juice and remove from heat.

Serves 6

Serve with lacha paratha, chapati, puri or rice

A mixed vegetable specialty dish.  This dish is aromatic, flavorful and tasty.  Popularly served in South Indian restaurants with chapati.