How to make Vegetable Kurma - Mixed vegetables cooked in a tomato based masala.

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Main Ingredients : , Poppy Seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Vegetable Kurma

Mixed vegetable kurma is one of those recipes which make you enjoy eating veggies. The flavourful roasted masala paste and tomato puree in which the veggies are simmered is full of flavour. In this recipe we have used carrots, cauliflower, beans and onions, but you can use any vegetables of your choice in this yummy vegetarian curry.

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Vegetable Kurma

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Kurma Recipe

  • Poppy Seeds 1/2 cup

  • Green capsicum 1

  • Cauliflower 1/4

  • French beans 1/2 cup

  • Carrot 1

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Tomatoes 2

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Groundnut oil 12 teaspoons


  • Coconut scraped 1/2 cup

  • Garlic 12 cloves

  • Ginger 1 piece

  • Green chillies 4

  • Whole dry red chillies 6

  • Coriander seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Wash, peel and cut all the vegetables into equal sized dices. Peel and chop the onion. Wash and puree the tomatoes.

Step 2

Heat 2 tablespoons oil and fry the paste ingredients till light brown, cool and grind to a paste with little water. Wash and chop the coriander leaves.

Step 3

Boil the potatoes, cauliflower and carrots till half done in salted water. Drain and keep. Heat oil and add the onion and fry till golden brown. Wash and add the curry leaves and masala paste.

Step 4

Fry till the oil separates. Add the vegetables and continue stirring. Pour the tomato puree and bring to boil. Add two cups water and simmer till the vegetables are cooked and the gravy is thick.

Step 5

Sprinkle the garam masala, stir well and serve hot.

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