Traditional Veg Kurma

Veg Kurma Grandma Style


Mixed Vegetables-500gms

Turmeric-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Sesame oil

 For the Tempering / Tadka:

Curry leaves-2 spring

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad-dal-1/4 tsp

 For the Sauté:

Shallots- 250 grams

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 2 medium (optional)

Hing -1 pinch (optional)


Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

 Spices For the Grinding:

Red Chillies – 8

Coriander seeds -6 TSP

Cumin seeds -1 tsp

Fennel seeds – 2 tsp

Black Pepper corns- 1 tsp

Curry leaves-1/3 bunch





 Preparation method:

  1. Fry the spices in the dry pan, till it gets nice aroma.
  2. Grind the spices to a smooth paste.
  3. Grind the coconut to a smooth paste separately.
  4. Crush the tomato using hand and crush the shallots using DD.
  5. Take vegetables in a bowl; add the grinded masala, crushed onions, crushed tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, turmeric, hing and salt.
  6. Add handful of sesame oil and mix altogether with hand, marinate it for5 mins.
  7. Heat the pan; transfer the mixture to the pan. Sprinkle water.
  8. Cover it and cook it For the 30 min in a medium flame.
  9. Stir it occasionally. When it’s done, add the coconut paste and simmer it for 15 mins .
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve it hot with rice or roti.