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Dec 26, 2011

Cauliflower Peas Kurma

       Hope everyone enjoyed your festival holidays and back to routine. In my home we all are sick and couldn't able to enjoy our holidays simply took complete rest. But still having cold and ear pain, for kids also fever comes n goes :( Giving prescribed medicines but didn't recover :_( Dunno what to do, okk let's move to today's recipe is "Cauliflower Peas Kurma", simple and tasty kurma, i made this long back along with Spring Onion Carrot Paratha. This is a mild spicy kurma which goes well with any paratha,chapathi,Puri and with Pulav also. The recipe as follows,

  1. Cauliflower     1/2 medium size(cut into small florets)
  2. Peas   1/2 cup
  3. Onion    1 medium(finely chopped)
  4. Tomato    1 no.(chopped)
  5. Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
  6. Chilli powder   1 tsp
  7. Coriander powder      1 and 1/2 tsp
  8. Salt     to taste
  9. Cilantro     5-6 sprigs(finely chopped)
  10. Curry leaves     few
To Temper
  1. Oil     1 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds     1/2 tsp
  3. Fennel seeds    1/2 tsp
  4. Clove    2 no.s
  5. Cinnamon     1" Stick
  6. Cardamom      1 no.
To Grind
  1. Coconut     1/4 cup(shredded)
  2. Dalia     2 tsp
  3. Ginger     1" piece
  4. Garlic     2 cloves(big size)
  5. Pepper corns    1/4 tsp
  6. Garam Masala powder     1/2 tsp
  7. Fennel seeds     1/4 tsp
  8. Khas Khas/Poppy seeds    1/4 tsp
  9. Cilantro     4-5 sprigs
  • Grind all the ingredients under the heading "to grind" with little water to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet, add the tempering ingredients and wait till sputter.
  • Then add onions and curry leaves, saute till it turns translucent and add tomatoes and add 
  • turmeric, chilli n coriander powder and saute till tomato gets soft n nushy  followed by peas and stir fry for a minute.
  • And add ground coconut masala paste and stir for 1-2 minute and add cauliflower florets and combine everything well.
  • Now add enough water(to desired consistency) and salt, stir well and bring to boil or cook till raw smell leaves.
  • Lastly add some cilantro and simmer for 2 minutes and turn off the stove.
  • That's all...Yummy and Tasty Cauliflower Peas Kurma is ready to serve Hot with Cahapthi/Paratha/Puri.


  1. Wow!Sangee, the kurma is so good..thanks for the recipe.

  2. umm...Delicious kurma with winter cauliflower and green peas,looks yummy..

  3. delicious looking curry
    happy holidays to you and family

  4. thats a nice preparation nice combo too :)

  5. flavourful and delicious kurma...yummy looking

  6. I too have a similar version of this in my space. Love it with rotis. Hope your are OK now.

  7. Cauliflower peas kurma looks yummy...

  8. Delicious curry. Hope you guys recover soon.

  9. Take care and get well soon Sangee, kurma with cauliflower and peas are always my fav,thanks for sending dear..

  10. Cauliflower kurma looks delicious n perfect for Rotis.
    New to your space, glad to follow you. check out my space as well :)

  11. Mmmm... spicy n tasty kurma perfect color, really awesome!!

  12. Ohh this's so tempting me to dig in with a piece a bread, I guess it's the fab pictures !

    Happy New Year!

  13. Hope you all are doing well Sangee...take care.

    The cauliflower kurma looks super delicious..would love to mop the dish clean with rotis.

  14. Hi!
    I hope everything is good at your end and that you guys have recovered from your colds. I would like to pass on an award to you, please check out my blog. :)


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