Ingredients for making Vegetable Kuruma:
- Green Peas - 1 cup
- Potato - 2 medium size
- Onion - 1 medium size
- Tomato - 2 medium size
- Carrot - 1 medium size
- Green Beans - 5
- Grated/ Shredded Coconut- 1/2 cup
- Fennel seeds - 1 Teaspoon
- Cumin Seeds - 1 Teaspoon
- Green Chili - 1
- Ginger - 1 inch piece
- Garlic - 2 cloves minced nicely
- Cardamom - 2
- Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
- Cloves - 2
- Turmeric Powder - a small pinch
- Salt to taste
Method for making Vegetable Kuruma:
Step 1 : Cut the vegetables and cook and keep it aside.
Step 2: In a blender add the ginger, garlic, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, green chili and grated coconut and grind them to smooth. Add little water and grind them.
Step 3: Heat a deep skillet add cooked vegetables to it and add turmeric powder , the grounded paste , mix well and let it boil.
Step 4 : Adjust the consistency by adding little more water if required. Add salt and mix well. Let it boil for 5 to 10 minutes.
This is a nice South Indian Side dish. It goes well with South Indian Parotta, Dosai, Aapam, Chappathi.
I served this side dish for our weekend breakfast with Aapam.