Vegetable Kurma
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Pepper vegetable Kurma

Pepper flavored Vegetable Kurma
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Suganya Kamaraj
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  • 2 medium sized carrots - finely chopped
  • 5-6 long beans - finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 2 medium sized potatoes - finely chopped

To grind

  • 1/2 cup coconut grated
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp peppercorns
  • 2-3 nos cloves
  • 2 tbsp fried gram dal
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2-3 dry redchillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder

Making Kurma

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 large onions - sliced
  • 2 small-medium sized tomatoes - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp pepper powder - optional as per your spice level



  • Chop carrots,Beans, cauliflower and potato into small cubes. Any vegetable of your choice. I have chosen these carrots, Beans, Cauliflower and potato.

To Grind

  • Grind together Coconut grated, Cinnamon, Fennel seeds, Peppercorns, Cloves, Fried Gram dal, ginger garlic paste, red chilies, turmeric powder and coriander powder to a fine paste.

Making Kurma

  • Heat oil in a cooker, splutter mustard seeds, saute sliced onions until brown.
  • Saute chopped tomatoes followed by all chopped vegetables. saute for a couple of minutes.
  • Put in the ground masala, Mix well. Add salt and pepper/chilli powder (adjust spice level according to your taste). Add water for the vegetables to get cooked.
  • Cook it for 3-4 whistles until vegetables are done. Open and smash it.