Vellai Kurma
Vellai Kurma | Hotel Style Vellai Kurma
Delicious white kurma recipe!
Vellai Kurma
Vellai Kurma | Hotel Style Vellai Kurma
Delicious white kurma recipe!
Ingredients
Main Ingredients –
  • 2cups Mixed Vegetables Chopped (PotatoesFrench Beans, Carrots, Cauliflower, Green Peas)
  • 1cup Finely Chopped Onions
  • 1tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2tsp Oil
  • 1tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • Salt as needed
  • Water as needed
Masala Paste –
  • 3/4cup Coconut Finely Chopped/Grated
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Green Cardamom
  • 2inch Cinnamon Piece
  • 1/2tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 5-6 Whole Cashews
  • 2tbsp Fried Gram
  • Water as needed
Instructions
  1. Pressure cook the chopped vegetables for 1-2 whistles and set them aside.
  2. Add all the ingredients under Masala Paste into blender jar. Grind it without adding any water first.
  3. Now add 1/4 cup of water and grind it into a smooth paste. Set it aside.
  4. In a pan, heat oil. Add bay leaf and fennel seeds. As they splutter, add fresh curry leaves.
  5. Next add finely chopped onions and fry until translucent.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell is gone.
  7. Next add the prepared masala paste and cook for on low flame for 3-4 mins.
  8. Add a cup of water and cook until it begins to slow boil.
  9. Now add the pressure-cooked vegetables and mix well.
  10. Finally add salt as needed and cook for a minute or two. Switch off the heat.
  11. Serve hot with idiyappam, dosa or chapati.