Cauliflower peas kurma

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Cauliflower peas kurma is a simple dish which makes a good combo for chappathi, white rice, idly etc.

Cauliflower peas kurma

Ingredients:

      • 2 cups – Cauliflower florets (completely washed)
      • 1/4 cup – Green peas (fresh)
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 1 no – Tomato (chopped finely)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger garlic paste
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves for garnishing
      • Salt as needed

For grinding:

      • 1 tsp – Oil
      • 3 tbsp – Coconut grated
      • 2 or 3 nos – Dry red chilli
      • 1 tbsp – Coriander seeds
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 3/4 tsp – Fennel seeds
      • 2 nos – Cashew nuts
      • 1 no – Cardamom
      • 2 pieces – Cinnamon stick
      • 2 nos – Cloves
      • 1/4 tsp – Poppy seeds

Seasonings:

      • 1 tbsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram
      • 4 or 5 nos – Curry leaves
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Cauliflower peas kurma process

cauliflower peas collage

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, roast all the items given in the list “for grinding” and grind them to a smooth paste. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given for seasoning. Add onion, ginger garlic paste along with little salt, saute until translucent.
  3. Add tomatoes, saute until mushy and then add turmeric powder. Now add cauliflower and green peas, cover and cook until 1/2 done.
  4. Finally add ground coconut paste and enough water, cover and cook until everything is well cooked. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with chappathi, white rice.

Cauliflower peas kurma

Notes:

  • Cauliflower can be replaced with any other vegetables of your choice. My favorites are potato, carrots, green beans or a combination of all these vegetables.

Cauliflower peas kurma

11 comments:

  1. yummy clicks and delicious attempt ..perfect with roti

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  2. I love it a lot with chapathis... Tempting kurma

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  3. Simply love this kurma with some rotis,i can have it even everyday.

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  4. yummy kurma Shanthi. Love the clicks too

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  5. Nice recipe.. good with roti
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  6. Droolworthy kurma, love to have with chapathi...

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  7. Yummy kurma, like the fresh ground masala added to it, very flavorful..

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