Veg Korma

Veg Korma

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Vegetable korma presents a medley of vegetables in a rich and spice laden gravy. The vegetables are stir fried and then simmered in a delectable gravy cooked in typical Indian way. Relish the vegetable korma with Parathas or naan.

Veg Korma recipe - How to make Veg Korma

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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10 french beans
1/4 cup green peas
1 floret of cauliflower
1 potato
1 capsicum
1 zucchini or
1 small sized cucumber
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) and
4 to 5 pinches of asafoetida (hing) (optional)
1 stem of curry leaves (kadi patta)
salt to taste
3 tbsp oil
1 tsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)

Grind Together:
2 onions
1/2 cup grated coconut
3 green chillies
5 to 6 flakes of garlic (lehsun)
1 " piece of ginger (adrak)
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
1 tsp sugar
4 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)


  1. Chop beans, carrots, potato, cauliflower,cucumber,capsicum,onion, peeled zucchini.
  2. Heat oil in pressure pan, add seeds,asafoetida,curryleaves.
  3. Allow to splutter, add ground paste.
  4. Stirfry till oil starts to separate.
  5. Add vegetables, stir.
  6. Add 1/2 cup water, bring to a boil.
  7. Add salt, stir.
  8. Close lid, put on pressure whistle.
  9. Allow to cook for 2 whistles.
  10. Remove from fire, cool till all steam has escaped.
  11. Open lid, sprinkle flour, stir gently.
  12. Check seasoning , correct if required.
  13. Garnish with chopped coriander, serve immediately.
  14. Serve hot with bread, rice or chappatis.
  15. Making time: 20 minutes
  16. Makes: 3 servings
  17. Shelflife: best fresh
  18. Note: one may even make this dish in an ordinary pan, only it will take much longer for the veggies to cook. Besides, stirring has to be done intermittently, check if there is enough liquid to cook, etc. One may also use a small pressure cooker, and follow same procedure, instead of a pressure pan.