Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Broccoli Kurma

Broccoli florets* - 1 cup
Onions - 1 medium, chopped
Capsicum - 1 medium, chopped
Carrot - 1, chopped
Potatoes - 2 medium, chopped
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Salt - according to taste
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbspn, chopped
Oil - 2 tbspns

To grind to a paste;
Cashews (broken) - 20
Coconut - 3/4 cup
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon - 1 inch stick
Elaichi -1 
Green Chilies - 1 or 2

*You can replace Paneer pieces for Paneer Kurma.

Heat 1 tbspn oil in a kadai and fry the broccoli for few minutes. Keep aside.
Now heat 1 tbspn of oil in the same kadai and fry the onions till translucent. Add capsicum, potatoes, carrot and fry the veggies for 10 minutes. Grind the above ingredients to a thick paste. Add the paste, turmeric and salt to the veggies and add enough water to get a gravy consistency. Close the lid and let it cook till the veggies are fully cooked and oil starts to float on top (about 30 minutes).
Now add the fried broccoli to this gravy. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Goes well with roti and poori.


  1. Nice recipe ! I have some broccoli in my fridge, will make it today :)


  2. WoW "Broccoli" Kurma it sounds interesting admin(chitra)....
    thank you very much for sharing this...

  3. Tried out today, turned out very delicious!! Thanks so much Chitra for this wonderful recipe!!! :-) by Deepika