Veg Kurma Recipe/Hariyali Veg Kurma/Green Veg Kurma.

vegetable korma

Veg Kurma or Green Veg kurma is a delicious dish from the state of karnataka its a coconut based dish made with mixed vegetables ,it goes really well with parathas or chapatti you can enjoy it with pulao too.Hariyali Veg kurma is a mild spiced creamy dish and taste amazing .Usually served in south indian hotels with veg pulao or poori .This veg kurma /korma is easy to prepare and taste delicious.
karanataka style veg kurma

12 to 14 cauliflower florets
1 potato cut in cubes
1 carrot
1/2 cup green peas
1 capsicum
7 to 8 french beans
to grind to paste
1/2 cup coconut grated
4 to 5 green chillies
10 cashews
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
handfull of coriander leaves
few mint leaves
1 tsp poppy seeds/khas khas

1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 onions chopped
1 tomato chopped fine
2 bay leaves
2 to 3 cloves
1 inch cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp coriander powder
curry leaves a sprig
vegetable korma recipe


  • Cut the veggies and keep aside
  • Boil the veggies with water,salt and a bit of turmeric powder in a pressure cooker for one whistle you may cook for 2 whistles but i don't like the vegetables to be very soft and mushy .
  • Grind the coconut,cumin,poppy seeds chillies coriander mint and cashews to a smooth paste adding little water.
  • Heat a non stick kadhai/vessel add oil ,once hot add the bay leaves ,curry leaves cinnamon and cloves,let them crackle.
  • Then add the chopped onions and ginger garlic paste and saute over medium flame till the onions turn soft and raw smell disappears.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Now add the ground paste and saute for few minutes,also add chilli powder and coriander powder and mix 
  • Add in the boiled veggies with the water in which its cooked
  • Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes
  • Add garam masala powder
  • Check for salt add if needed.
  • Serve hot with parathas/pooris chapati or with pulao