How to make Vegetable Kurma -

Veggie delight from Hyderabadi Cuisine

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Kirithiga Kannan.

Main Ingredients : Vegetables, Poppy Seeds

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vegetable Kurma

Vegetable Kurma Recipe Card


Turkish cuisine is largely based on Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Greek, Central Asian, Caucasian, Sephardi Jewish cuisine, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine in turn influenced these as well as other cuisines of  neighbouring countries, including those of Central and Western Europe.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetable Kurma Recipe

  • Vegetables boiled, peeled and cubed 1 medium

  • Poppy Seeds 1/4 cup

  • Carrot, diced 1 medium

  • French beans, diced 5-6

  • Cauliflower, cut into florets 50 grams

  • Scraped coconut 3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 3

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts 6

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom 1

  • Clove 1

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Onion , sliced 1 medium

  • Garlic, sliced 10 cloves

  • Fresh mint leaves, chopped small bunch

  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped + for garnishing small bunch

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon


Step 1

Grind together coconut, green chillies, fennel seeds, poppy seeds and cashew nuts and water and grind it to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon stick and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add onions and garlic and saute till translucent.

Step 4

Add mint leaves, coriander leaves, green peas, carrot, french beans and cauliflower and salt and mix well and cook till the vegetables get cooked.

Step 5

Add the ground mixture and saute for two minutes.

Step 6

Add the potatoes and lemon juice and cook for two minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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