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Navratan Kurma | How to make Navratan Korma

Navratan Kurma or Navratan Korma is typical Indian cream gravies that have about nine different ingredients added to the dish with a cream base for the gravy. This makes an excellent side dish for mild pulaos.
Course Main Dish - Gravies
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Creamy Gravies, Rich Creamy Gravies
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Kid Friendly, Protein Rich, Vegetarian
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Author Srivalli


For the paste:

  • 1 cup Onion
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • Handful Mint Leaves
  • 5 Cashew Nuts
  • 5 in Almonds

Vegetables used

  • 1 cup Peas
  • 1/2 cup Corn Kernels
  • 1 big Potato
  • 1.5 cup Cauliflower Florets

Spice Powders used

  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • A Pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1/ 4 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • 1 cup Paneer
  • 2 nos Bay Leaves
  • 2 nos no Green Chillies
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 tsp Butter
  • 1 /2 cup Curds
  • 2 tsp Cream


  • Handful Apple chopped
  • Orange

To garnish


For the Paste

  • Fry the ingredients listed for the paste in 1 tsp oil and grind it into a paste.

For the Vegetables

  • Wash and cube the vegetables. Microwave for 5 to 6 mins.

For the Gravy

  • Take a nonstick pan, and saute the green chilies and bay leaves.
  • Next, add the onion paste and cook on high for 5 mins.
  • Then add the tomato puree and spice powders, cook till oil comes out on sides.
  • Next, add the boiled vegetables and curds, combine well.
  • Add water as required and bring to a boil.
  • Roast the paneer cubes in oil and add to the simmering gravy along with the cream.
  • Finally just before serving, add the fruits, roasted nuts and cream.
  • Serve with Pulao or Rotis.
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