Mix fruits korma or Phaldari korma is a brilliant mix of fruits cooked in a silky and aromatic classic sauce that adds amazing flavours and richness to the dish. The dish gives a little sweetish tinge apart from spices also be used. But the dish has a rich flavour emanating from the nuts with makes the gravy silky, delicate and exotic. The Phaldari korma has lots of influences from the Mughlai cuisine. It goes extremely well with hot roomali rotis.
Fruits are an essential part of our daily healthy diet as they are naturally low in calories, fat, sodium and cholesterol. They play an important role in keeping the body healthy. Generally most of the fruits have 90 to 95 percent water which is an important nutrient to the human body. Water is responsible for transporting nutrients around the body, regulates the body temperature, keeps the joints moist and getting rid of waste products in the body.
Recipe: Phaldari Korma or Mix Fruits Korma
- For making the nut paste:
- Almonds, cut into two halves - 6 to 8 nos
- Cashew nuts - 6 to 8 nos
- Millets - 1 tbsp
- Poppy seeds - 1 tbsp
- Water - as require
For making the gravy:
- Oil - 1 tbsp
- Whole garam masala - few
- Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
- Ginger garlic paste - ½ tsp
- Tomato puree - 2 tbsp
- Coriander powder - 1 tsp
- Cumin powder - ½ tsp
- Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
- Red chilli powder - ½ tsp
- Curd, whisked - 2-3 tsp
- Cashew nuts, cut into 2 halves - 3-4 nos
- Phool Makhana (lotus seeds) - 100 gms
- Raisins - 1 tbsp
- Pineapple pieces - 6-8 nos
- Apples, cut into cubes - 8-10 pcs
- Khoya, grated (optional) - 1 tbsp
- Mint leaves, finely chopped - few
- Pomegranate seeds - 2-3 tbsp
- Salt - to taste
- Onions, fried to golden brown - 1 no
- In a pan, add some water and boil. Add almonds, millets, cashew nuts, poppy seeds and boil for 15 minutes or until they become soft. Remove, drain water and grind to a paste in the blender. Add some fried golden brown onions and make a paste and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a pan and when it gets hot, add whole garam masala. When they sizzle, add cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, tomato puree, paste of nuts, coriander pd, cumin pd, turmeric, chilli pd and mix all ingredients well to make a nice yellow gravy.
- Add 2-3 tsp of whisked curd and mix. Cover the pan with a lid and bring to a boil for about 25 minutes.
- Heat butter in pan and when it becomes hot, add few cashew nuts, phool makhana, raisins, pineapples, apples and yellow gravy.
- Cover the pan with a lid and cook over simmer for about 3-4 minutes. Adjust the seasoning at this time.
- Add grated khoya, chopped mint and gently mix.
- Top it with pomegranate seeds.
- Serve with roomali roti, phulkas etc.
Thus we all need to encourage our kids in eating at least one fruit a day to keep them healthy. Most of the kids hate eating fruits; this dish is a brilliant variation of tempting your kids in eating a variety of fruits giving a twist in taste and flavour. Phaldari Korma is power packed with a variety of fruits, dry fruits, has a creamy and silky texture, looks rich and alluring and tastes extremely tantalizing to our taste buds. Phaldari Korma or Mix fruits korma will give a pleasing sweet, tangy and spicy taste.
As this dish originates from the Mughlai cuisine, it is often served with roomali roti. Do watch the video and enjoy preparing this dish. Fruits are a rich source of fibre and contain carbohydrate which is the body’s main source of energy. Carbohydrates in fruits are mainly sugar, which break down easily and make a quick source of energy. Do indulge in eating good, fresh and nutritious food as we need to balance the carbohydrates, protein, fat, fiber, vitamins, and minerals to sustain a healthy body.
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