June 28, 2013

Peas Potato Kurma

            I made this simple peas curry.It turned out to be so delicious.I have added sugar to cut the rawness of the onion.Boil the nuts to get very creamy consistency.Adding milk instead of water to make the into paste .It enriches the taste of the gravy.


  1. Peas-2 cup
  2. Boiled Potato- 2 ,chopped
  3. Onion-1 ,small,chopped finely
  4. Tomato- 1 ,big ,pureed
  5. Turmeric pwd-1/4 tsp
  6. Chillipowder- 2 tsp
  7. Corinader pwd- 1 tsp
  8. GaramMasala-1/4 tsp
  9. Oil- 2 tbsp + 1/2 butter
  10. Salt as needed
  11. Sugar-1 tsp
Whole Garam Masala
  1. Saunf-1/4 tsp
  2. Cinnamon stick- 1 small stick
  3. Bayleaf- 2 nos
  4. Cardamom - 3 nos
  5. Star Anise-1 small
  1. Onion- 1 ,big
  2. Garlic- 2 pod
  3. Ginger- 1 small piece
Grind them together and make it into paste.

Paste - II
  1. Cashewnuts- 4nos
  2. Badam - 4 nos 
  3. Milk- 2 tbsp
Boil cashew nut and badam for 5min.Let it cool and grind with milk to make a fine paste.

  1.  Heat oil in a kadai,add the wholegaram masala when it splutters add the chopped onion and saute for 2min and little salt.
  2. Now add the ground Paste-I,and saute in medium flame till the paste turns golden.
  3. Now add the peas and saute it for 1min.
  4. Now add the tomato puree and all the spice powder and mix it well.
  5. Let it cook till the oil starts leaving .
  6. Now add the potato and  mix it well.
  7. Add 2 cups of water and let it boil till the raw smell subsides.It takes about 10min.
  8. Now add  sugar and mix it well.
  9. Add the Paste -II ,simmer it completely and cook for another 5min.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves .
  11. Serve with hot rice or Methi roti.


  1. Love the idea of peas curry with milk.That methi roti on the side is also looking really good.Pass me both please!

  2. That was quick.Thanks a lot for your lovely comments.Sure will pass you.

  3. The curry and Paratha both looking so tempting...feeling hungry.

  4. Kurma looks too tempting along with the paratha in the background!!

  5. Lovely dish for lovely paratas. Liked the addition of badam and the milk. Nice recipe.

  6. Simply delicious - and gorgeous photos!
    Mary x

  7. perfect kurma colour...looks so inviting that i feel like taking a dip in...

  8. delicious kurma recipe and love your clicks dear :)

  9. delicious curry..good pair for roti

  10. Very inviting and tempting clicks Meena. Wonderful presentation.

  11. Love the creaminess n richness of the curry... awesome!!!

  12. Its enriched, tasty and very inviting. Yum with my rice.

  13. Can have two more rotis with this kurma,fingerlicking dish;

  14. Sounds very delicious Meena :)

  15. Wow Meena the curry looks so delicious. So creamy and rich.

  16. Drool drool!...rich texture... Nice clicks :)

  17. This looks so delicious.wonderful pics

  18. Gravy looks creamy, rich n delicious! Nice click...makes me drool! :)

  19. looks so creamy and delicious ! would taste wonderful with roti....great presentation and clicks !

  20. The whole set up looks wonderful..

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  21. This tastes like a super yummy gravy, tips for recipe so useful.