Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Carrot Kurma

This is quick to prepare. This Kurma can be prepared with limited ingredients. This goes good with any rice and Indian bread.

Ingredients :

1. Carrot - 2 (Medium Sized)
2. Onion - 1
3. Tomato - 1
4. Ginger - Garlic Paste - 1/2 tsp
5. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
5. Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp (or) Adjust according to your taste
6. Garam Masala - 1 tsp
7. Oil - 1/2 tbs
8. Salt - Needed Qty
9. Water - 2.5 Cups

To Grind :

1. Coconut - 1 tbs
2. Cashew nut - 1 (Whole)
3. Green Chilly - 1
4. Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tsp

Roast all the above ingredients with a little oil and grind with little water to a fine paste.

To Temper :

1. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
2. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
3. Oil - 1 tsp

Heat oil. Add mustard and cumin. Let them splutter. Switch off the stove. Keep aside.

For Garnishing :

1. Coriander Leaves - A little quantity (Finely Chopped)

Procedure :

1. In a pan, take oil. Add onion and saute till it turns transparent.

2. Add ginger-garlic paste. saute on medium heat till the raw smell is gone.

3. Add chopped carrot and saute well.

4. Add tomato and saute till it turns mushy.

5. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and garam masala. Stir the ingredients well once. 

6. Add water and salt. Cover the pan with a lid. Allow the contents to cook well on medium flame for 15 minutes.

7. Add the ground coconut spice paste and let the contents cook for another 5 minutes or until the kurma starts to thicken. (Don't cover the pan with lid after you add coconut paste)

8. Pour the tempering over the kurma and garnish with coriander leaves.

9. Serve with any Rice variety or Any Indian bread.

Time Taken for Preparation : Less Than 30 Minutes
Serves : 2

This participates in Jaleela's - Bachelor's Feast


Unknown said...

delicious kurma :) super inviting

Priya Suresh said...

Fingerlicking kurma.

virunthu unna vaanga said...

Yummy n tempting Kurma...
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Shama Nagarajan said...

tempting and yummy ...Join me in Fast Food Event - Poha in my blog.

Unknown said...

Yummy kurma

Unknown said...

wow so delicious and tasty kurma!!! this is the type of food we get only at home and not in any hotels!!!
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Priya Satheesh said...

Sounds very delicious...hungry now after reading this:)

divya said...

delicious n yummy curry..

Sharanya palanisshami said...

interesting kurma nithu and happy to follow you. visit me in your spare time.

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