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Monday, January 30, 2012

Navratan Korma

A deliciously made Creamy Stew done with nine different mixed ingredients of Vegetables,Paneer and nuts. 'Navratan' means nine gems and the recipe includes nine different main ingredients, mostly vegetables. This Thick,Cream based or coconut sauce gravy tastes great.U may need 20 - 25 mins time for the gravy and this serves 4 nos. It goes well with Fried Rice,Pulao,Parota,Naan,other Indian Breads etc. Enjoy Tasty Cooking at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

Navratan or Navratna Korma
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups 3/4th cooked vegetables(Potatoes,carrots,Green peas,French beans,Cauliflower,Capsicum,Turnip etc)
40 gms  Paneer - cubed small
2 medium sized Tomatoes or 1/3 cup tomato puree (ready-made)
1 small-sized onion - pasted (2 tbsp)
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/3 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam Masala Powder
2 tsp lowfat Cream
2 tsp Vegetable oil
1 tsp  Ghee
100 ml Full Cream Milk  or 2 tbsp Maggi coconutmilk powder dissolved thickly in 150 ml warm water
5 whole cashewnuts
Bay leaf,1 cardamom,1 clove and 1/2 cm cinnamon stick
few chopped Coriander leaves
1/2 tsp salt - to taste
Directions:
1.To make tomato Puree at home,boil tomatoes for 10 mins and allow it to cool.Peel off the tomato skin and make paste or puree.
2.Heat 1 tsp ghee and slightly fry the cashewnuts and then the paneer cubes on medium flame. Keep it aside.
3.Add 2 tsp oil to that same pan. Fry Bay leaf with 1 cardamom,1 clove and 1/2 cm cinnamon stick.
4.Saute onion paste and ginger-garlic paste till golden brown.
5.Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala and salt and stir it for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
6.Add tomato puree and Stir-Cook the mixture for 4-5 minutes.
7.Now,add milk(or dissolved Coconutmilk powder) and cook till the gravy becomes thick on low-flame.
8.Add 3/4th done Veggies to the Mix and stir-cook for 2-3 mins.Check for salt and turn off the flame.
9.Add cream,cashews and chopped coriander leaves on top and serve this creamy(the navaratna) korma hot with Fried Rice,Parota,Naan,Indian Breads etc.That's All!.

Sending this recipe to 'Walking Down The Memory Lane' Event hosted by Mrs.Gayathri Kumar's Gayathri's Cookspot
                                             to 'Gimme Green'Event hosted by Rosh Chef al Dente
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34 comments:

Chandrani said...

Korma looks creamy and yummy....

Kaveri said...

A rich and creamy korma...looks absolutely delicious.

Shirley said...

Hi Christy Great korma.

NiVi said...

seen this name in hotel menu.. so easy to prepare in home.. :) will try for sure...

Prathima Rao said...

An all time party fav!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

faseela said...

delicious and yummy stew....

S.Menaga said...

குருமா ரொம்ப நல்லாயிருக்கு..

Priya said...

Wat a super tempting and inviting korma.

Mélange said...

Thick and tempting.I love navaratn kurma..Thanks dear.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious looking korma. It is always a pleasure to visit your blog and learn new dishes each day.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Nalini's Kitchen said...

creamy and yummy looking kurma,absolutely delicious dear.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Creamy delicious korma...

Suja Manoj said...

Great Kurma,creamy and rich

Sobha Shyam said...

yummy kurma, would love to try this out :)

Saru Singhal said...

Mouth watering...Bookmarking it for the potluck!

divya said...

simply superb...i'm drooling over here.

Poonam Borkar said...

rich creamy and delicious korma..love it!!

Neha said...

Awesome curry...will try it soon...

simran said...

yummy!lovely korma.

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Ramya said...

Hot Naan and this flavorful korma wud make the perfect meal:-) SLurp!!

jeyashrisuresh said...

creamy and flavourful korma

confusedyuppie said...

Los eeally rich. Is there a low cal version of the sayce

manjooo said...

one of my fav :)

SouthIndianHome said...

Delicious Korma. Love to have it with Roti

ahmedabadonnet said...

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Jay said...

wow..lovely presentation with great flavors..;)
Tasty Appetite

rahul aggarwal said...

i just love Navratna Korma !!!

liked this post a lot!!!

SR said...

Yummmm - Can imagine having this with some hot paranthas!!!

banti said...

What a great site… Thanks for this great piece of content.

Prabhamani said...

Awesome with Paratha Naan.. :)

Gayathri Kumar said...

Delicious and inviting kurma...

Rosh said...

Looks yummy! Thanks for sharing :)

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