Vegetable kurma without coconut milk

Vegetable kurma without coconut milk

Delicious and creamy vegetable kurma tastes amazing with chapathi, roti or naan. This special recipe doesn't require coconut milk or even a pressure cooker. Check out the pretty simple recipe of vegetable kurma.


1 tsp white sesame seeds

1 tsp ghee

2 tbsp oil

2 cardamom pods

2 cinnamon sticks

½ tbsp fennel seeds

Curry leaves

1 onion (chopped)

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tomato

½ tbsp chilli powder

½ tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp salt

¼ tbsp garam masala

2 potatoes

5 beans

1 carrot

¼ cup green peas

Coriander leaves as required

¾ tsp sugar

5 cashews

½ cup coconut


Soak the white sesame seeds for 20 minutes in 3 tbsp water

Heat ghee and oil in a pan

Add the cardamom pods, cinnamon, fennel seeds, curry leaves, onion and ginger €“ garlic paste

Sauté for a minute

Add the tomatoes and sauté well

Into it add the chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, potato, beans, carrot and green peas

Grind the soaked cashew paste, white sesame seeds and grated coconut into smooth paste

Add this paste into the sautéed vegetables

Cook on simmer for 5 minutes with the lid on

Add 1 glass cow€™s milk and sugar

Cook for 3 more minutes

Tastes best when served hot.