18 October, 2017
Vegetable KurmaPosted in : Breakfast, Chilies & Stews, Curries, Diabetic, Dinner, Diwali, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Kerala, Low Calorie, Lunch, Paleo, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Whole30 Breakfast, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha Tags: breakfast, coconut, curry, diet, healthy, kurma, kuruma, paleo, vegetable, veggie, whole30
By October 18, 2017Published:
- Yield: 10 cups (4 Servings)
- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Ready In: 35 mins
- 1 cup veggie mix (carrot, green beans, peas)
- 1 Medium White potato diced small
- 2 Shallots diced
- 2 tbsp Shallots Finely cliced
- 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1 medium Tomato Diced
- 4 Thai peppers Slit
- 2 sprigs Currey leaves
- 1 handful Cilantro roughly chopped
- 1/2 cup Coconut milk
- 2 tsp Paprika/red chilli powder
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- 3 tbsp Olive oil
- 1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
- 4 Cloves break the heads to prevent bursting in hot oil
- 1 tsp Poppy seeds
- 1/4 tsp Fennel seeds
- 1/4 tsp Indian sea weed/kalpaasi crushed with fingers, optional
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a sauce pan on medium heat. Add cinnamon, cloves, seaweed, poppy seeds and fennel seeds. fry for a few seconds.
- Throw in shallots, peppers, curry leaves and fry till shallots are slightly brown.
- Lower the heat and throw in diced tomotoes and cook covered until tomatoes are pulpy.
- Now add ginger-garlic paste and fry on medium heat for a few seconds.
- Throw in veggies, chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt to taste and fry for a minute.
- Add 5 cups of water and cook covered until curry froath up.
- Pour in coconut milk and cook covered until curry reduces a little bit, stirring occasionally.
- When oil starts floating on top, turn off stove and throw in roughly chopped cilantro.
- Heat remaining 2 tbsp oil in a small frying pan. Add 2 tbsp finely sliced shallots and fry until shallots turn dark brown stirring constantly. Just short of turning black remove from heat and dump the whole think on the curry.
- Stir and keep covered until ready to serve. This kurma can be eaten along with rice, roti, naan, idli, dosa or cauliflower rice if you are on a diet.
- Enjoy! 🙂