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Vellai Kurma | Restaurant Style White Vegetable Korma

Vellai Kurma or Restaurant Style White Vegetable Kumar is one of the most popular side dishes served in hotels. The gravy is a creamy white base with mixed vegetable in it.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Keyword Restaurant Style dishes
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Vegetarian
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

For the Gravy

  • 2 cups Mixed Vegetables (Potatoes, Carrots, Peas, Cauliflower)
  • 1 cup Onion
  • 2 no Cloves
  • 2 no Cardamom
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 3/4 cup Coconut Milk thick
  • 2 to 3 nos Bay Leaves
  • Handful Coriander Leaves
  • Salt to taste

To Grind:

  • 1/2 cup Coconut chopped
  • 2 inch Ginger
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 3 to 4 nos Green Chillies
  • 3 tsp Fried Gram / Pottukkadalai
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds /Saunf
  • 1 tsp Poppy Seeds / Khus khus
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder

Instructions

To Grind

  • Take all the ingredients listed under masala and grind to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.

For the Gravy

  • Wash and chop the vegetables into 1 inch pieces. I mostly parboil the cauliflower separately before adding
  • Microwave the chopped vegetables for 10 mins.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with oil, add all the whole spices, saute for few seconds.
  • Then add the onion julienne, saute well for few minutes.
  • Add the ground masala along with 2 cups water, bring to a boil.
  • Now add the drained cauliflower and the cooked vegetables, salt and simmer till the gravy turns thick.
  • Finally, add the thick coconut milk and simmer for 5 mins. Add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Parotta.
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