Navratan korma | How to make Navratan korma

By Dr.Kamal Thakkar  |  9th May 2018  |  
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Navratan kormaby Dr.Kamal Thakkar
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

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About Navratan korma Recipe

This rich creamy Mughlai vegetable gravy made from 9 different vegetables and nuts is sure to win praises at any dinner party.

Navratan korma

Ingredients to make Navratan korma

  • cauliflower 1/2 cup
  • Green peas 1/4 cup
  • potato 1 medium
  • capsicum 1/4 cup
  • carrots 1/4 cup
  • cottage cheese 50 gms
  • French beans 10-12
  • cashews 2 tbsp
  • Makhana 2 tbsp
  • For gravy:
  • oil 1 tbsp
  • butter 1 tbsp
  • cloves 4
  • Black pepper 6
  • cinnamon 1 inch
  • Black cardamom 1
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Asafetida 1/4 tsp
  • poppy seeds 1 tsp
  • melon seeds 1 tsp
  • almonds 10
  • cashews 10
  • tomatoes 1/2 cup
  • Garlic 5 cloves
  • ginger 1 inch
  • Green chilli 1 big
  • onion 1/4 cup(thinly sliced)
  • cream 2 tbsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powdee 1 tsp
  • salt
  • Kasoori methi 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing

How to make Navratan korma

  1. SOAK 1 TSP OF POPPY SEEDS,10 CASHEWS,10 ALMONDS AND 1 TSP OF MELON SEEDS IN WARM WATER FOR 15 MINUTES.
  2. THESE ARE THE NINE GEMS OF NAVRATAN KORMA:CAULIFLOWER,POTATOES,GREEN PEAS,CARROTS,FRENCH BEANS,CAPSICUM,COTTAGE CHEESE,MAKHANA AND CASHEWS
  3. BOIL CAULIFLOWER FLORETS,FRENCH BEANS CUT INTO 1 INCH PIECES,CARROTS,POTATOES AND GREEN PEAS IN SALTED WATER TILL 3/4TH COOKED.
  4. TAKE A TBSP OF GHEE AND SAUTE 2 TBSP MAKHANA AND 2 TBSP CASHEWS.
  5. THEN SAUTE COTTAGE CHEESE PIECES.
  6. REMOVE WHEN THEY BECOME LIGHT BROWN.
  7. NOW SAUTE CAPSICUM PIECES FOR 2 MINUTES.
  8. REMOVE SKIN OF ALMONDS AND GRIND THE SOAKED NUTS INTO A SMOOTH PASTE.
  9. TAKE A TBSP OF BUTTER AND 1 TBSP OF OIL IN A PAN.
  10. ADD 1 TSP CUMIN SEEDS AND 1/4 TSP ASAFETIDA.
  11. ADD DRY SPICES-4 CLOVES,6 BLACK PEPPERS,1 PIECE CINNAMON AND 1 BLACK CARDAMOM.
  12. ADD 1/4 CUP OF THINLY SLICED ONIONS.SAUTE TILL THEY TURN SLIGHTLY BROWN.
  13. NOW ADD THE TOMATO PASTE.SAUTE FOR 2 TO 3 MINUTES.
  14. ADD THE GROUND NUTS PASTE.
  15. ADD 1/2 TSP TURMERIC,1 TSP CHILLI POWDER AND 1 TSP CORIANDER POWDER.ALSO ADD SALT.
  16. MIX EVERYTHING NICELY.
  17. ADD 2 TBSP BEATEN CREAM.
  18. ADD 1 CUP WATER AND SIMMER ON LOW FLAME.
  19. ADD 1/2 TSP GARAM MASALA AND KASOORI METHI.
  20. ADD THE BOILED VEGETABLES,SAUTED CAPSICUM,PANEER,CASHEWS AND MAKHANA TO THE GRAVY.
  21. MIX LIGHTLY AND COVER.COOK FOR 2 MINUTES AT LOW FLAME.
  22. OUR RICH AND CREAMY NAVRATAN KORMA IS READY.GARNISH WITH FRESH CORIANDER AND SERVE.

Reviews for Navratan korma (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

Simply awesome.
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Dr.Kamal Thakkar
6 months ago
Thanks a lot