Step by Step to make the Kurma in Microwave.
Have the vegetables all washed, chopped into small pieces, keep them ready.
Potato gets microwaved for 7 mins, while coconut paste is ground and ready.
In a microwave bowl, take the oil and whole spices. Micro for 1 min.
Then add julienne onions, green chilies and microwave for 1 min.
Next goes the ginger garlic paste. Microwave for 1 min again.
Followed by tomatoes. You can microwave both for 2 mins.
See how mushy the tomatoes look.
Using the ladle mix well.
Then add the vegetables.
Mix well and add Red Chili powder.
Saute everything and micro for 1 min.
Add the coconut paste (ground with fennel seeds)
Saute and cook again for 2 mins.
Pour water as required to get a consistency and for the vegetables to get cooked.
Microwave for 10 mins before removing it.
Onions - 2 medium
Tomatoes - 2 medium
Green chilies - 2 long
Mixed vegetables - 1 & 1/2 cups (Carrot, Beans, Cauliflower, Potatoes, peas)
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Coconut paste - 1 cup
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tsp
Water as required
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 2"
Cardamon - 2
Method to prepare:
Microwave potatoes for 7 mins by making marks over it
Grind coconut along with fennel seeds to a smooth paste
Chop all vegetables and keep it aside
In a microwave safe bowl, take the oil along with the whole spices. Microwave for 1 min.
then goes the onions with green chilies. Micro again for a minute.
Next add the ginger garlic paste and micro for 1 min, followed by chopped tomatoes. Micro for 2 mins.
When it is soft and mushy, mash with the ladle.
Then add all the vegetables. stir well. Add the coconut paste and mix well. Micro for 2 mins.
Add water as required and micro for 10 mins.
Remove and garnish with coriander leaves.