Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Vegetable Korma

This is my mom's version of Vegetable Korma and one of my fav dishes ! If you add raisins,cashewnuts,pineapple to this recipe its Navarathan Korma! :-))
This recipe is very yummy and kids will love it too. You can also use cream/malai instead of milk.

Ingredients :

1 medium size Potato (chopped)
1 1/2 cups of Mixed Vegetables (Chopped carrots,Green Peas,Cauliflower,Green Beans)
1/2 Cup of Paneer
1/2 cup of Green bell Pepper(chopped)
2-3 tablespoon of chopped tomatoes
1/2 tablespoon of Cumin Seeds(Jeera)
1-2 Bay Leaves
2-3 Cloves
1/2 tablespoon of Red Chilli Powder
1/2 tablespoon of grated ginger
A Pinch of Hing
1-2 Green chillies(chopped)
1/2 teaspoon of Coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric Powder
1/2 teaspoon of Cumin Powder
1/2 tablespoon of garam masala powder
1/2 tablespoon of Amchur Powder(Dry Mango Powder)
1/2 cup of milk
1 tablespoon of corn flour
2-3 tablespoon of Oil/Ghee

In a small vessel mix the grated ginger,green chillies,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,cumin powder by adding 3-4 tablespoon of water.Heat 2-3 tablespoon of Ghee/Oil in a deep saute pan.Fry hing,cumin seeds,bay leaves and cloves.
Now add the above mixed ingredients and fry for a minute.Add potatoes and the MixedVegetables.Mix well and saute.Now cover the pan and cook in medium flame for 7-8 mins.Saute inbetween.
Add the chopped green bell peppers,paneer.Mix well and saute.Before adding milk,mix corn flour in milk, add it to the korma and mix well.
Add required salt and mix again.Cover the pan and cook for 3-4 mins.Add garam masala powder, amchur powder and mix well.
Before serving garnish with chopped tomatoes and serve the hot Vegetable Korma with rice/roti or any Indian bread.

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