NAVRATAN KORMA IN MAHARASHTRIAN STYLE
|Published||Aug 27, 2012||Cooking Time||25 Minutes|
|Recipe Type||Veg-Main||Preparation Time||10 Minutes|
|Ingredient||Mix Vegetable||Standing Time||25 Minutes|
Description: Navratan Korma is a delicious combination of several vegetables in a creamy sauce. It can be served with any Indian bread. Navratan Korma, meaning a mixture of nine gems(nine fruits & vegetables) is a delicious vegetarian dish from the Mughlai cuisine. The nine gems indicate the nine veggies, fruits and nuts that go into the dish.
Recipe of NAVRATAN KORMA IN MAHARASHTRIAN STYLE
|Red Chilli Powder||1||Teaspoons|
|Green Chillies, Crushed||1||Teaspoons|
|Ginger Garlic Paste||1||Tablespoons|
|Salt To Taste|
|Garam Masala Powder||1/2||Teaspoons|
|Cashew Nuts & Watermelon Seeds Paste||2||Tablespoons|
|Water As Needed|
- Heat 2 tbsp oil in pan, when it is hot enough at whole spices (2 black cardamom, 1 green cardamom, 6-7 cloves, 7-8 small pieces of cinnamon) and cumin seeds. Fry a bit and add curry leaves, onion paste (1 large) and stir well. Add salt and cook the onion paste till it is nicely cooked and golden in colour. Add 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp chopped/ crushed green chillies and mix well. Add pinch of hing, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and 1 cup tomato puree and mix all the ingredients well. Add 2 tbsp paste of cashew nuts and watermelon seeds, add little water, 1 tbsp yoghurt and cook this mixture till it oozes out oil. Cover with lid and cook for few mins.
- Add in the fried vegetables (capsicum, potatoes, paneer, cauliflower florets, peas and carrots) which were cooked till 95% done. Cover and cook for another 3-5 minutes. Add the fruits (apple, pineapple, grapes and pomegranate seeds) and mix well. Adjust the consistency by adding little water and bring it to one boil and the korma is ready.
- Top it with little ghee (optional). Sprinkle some coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
You can top it with a dollop of butter or fried nuts or decorate with cheeries.
Posted Aug 27, 2012