Saturday, 10 December 2016

Dish #442 - Navratan Korma


A gorgeous vegetarian dish...which gives you the best nutrition as well as taste. "Navratan" in hindi....means 9 gems...these gorgeous 9 vegetables are 'gems' in themselves...full of taste..and nutrition...

Ingredients:

Cauliflower florets - 1/2 cup
Green Peas - 1/2 cup
Carrots - 1 - peeled and diced
Potato - 1 - peeled and diced
American corn - 1/2 cup
Capsicum - 1 small - diced
Brinjal - 1/2 - cubed
Cottage cheese - cubes - 1/2 cup
Green beans - diced - 1/2 cup
Cashewnuts - 6 - lightly roasted
Onion - 1 - finely chopped
Tomato - 4 - puree'd
Ginger - 1 inch - finely chopped
Garlic - 4 cloves - finely chopped
Cloves - 4
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Oil/Ghee - 1 tbsp.
Cream - 2 tbsp.
Salt - to taste
Cream and coriander leaves - to garnish

Method:
Take a large pan, keep on low heat, add oil and fry the cinnamon, cloves and bay leaf till they give out a nice aroma. Now add the chopped onions, garlic and ginger and fry till almost golden. Then add the garam masala powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilly powder and then add the tomato puree and salt and fry till oil separates. Then add all the vegetables and 1/2 cup water and cover and cook for 10-15 mins till all vegetables are cooked. Then add 2 tbsp cream and mix well, to form a thick gravy. Add the fried cashewnuts and mix well.
Serve hot garnished with fresh cream and chopped coriander leaves.




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