Navratan Korma


2 cups Peas boiled
1 lrg Carrot chopped and boiled
cup Curd
cup Malai, (cream)
3 tablespoons Butter
1 small Sweet lime
1 small Apple
2 slcs Pineapple
10 Cashewnuts, (up to 15)
2 Glaced cherries for decoration
1 tablespoon Coriander chopped
1 tablespoon Ghee
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon Cuminseeds
2 teaspoons Khuskhus, (poppyseeds)
1 teaspoon Cardamoms
1 lrg Onion
cup Coconut shredded


Navratan Korma: Selected vegetables (navratan means "nine jewels", this hints at the vegetables in the korma) in a mild Korma sauce. "A special delicacy from the state of Gujarat. An exclusive blend of 9 rare ingredients to give you a deliciously mild curry dish of fresh, diced vegetables in a rich and lightly spiced Korma sauce. Relish it as a main dish with steaming hot rice, naan breads or chapatis."
Grind the dry and wet masalas separately. Chop all the fruit fine. Heat ghee and fry cashews, drain and keep aside. Add butter to ghee and heat, add the wet masala and fry for 2 minutes. Add the dry masala and salt and fry 2 more minutes. Add the carrots and peas, mix together curd and cream and add to gravy.
Allow to thicken a bit, add fruit, cashews and raisins and boil till the gravy is thick and the fat separates.
Garnish with grated cheese ,coriander and chopped cherries. Serve hot with naan, roti or paratha.
Making time: 45 minutes - Makes for: 6 - Shelf life: Best fresh



1.0 servings


Friday, February 12, 2010 - 10:36pm



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