Navaratan Kuruma

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Also Known As:  Navratna Kurma, Navaratna Kuruma

Category:  Curry

Region:  North Indian

Type:  Vegetarian

Serving Size:  9  Adults

Cooking Time:  45  Minutes

Preparation Time:  20  Minutes


  1. Paneer     100    g
  2. Onion     2    nos.
  3. Tomato     3    nos.
  4. Potato     2    nos.
  5. Green Peas     50    g
  6. Green Beans     50    g
  7. Carrot     2    nos.
  8. Cabbage -chopped    ½    cup
  9. Cauliflower -chopped    ½    cup
  10. Ginger Garlic Paste     2    tbsp
  11. Coriander Leaves     2    stalk
  12. Green Chillies     3    nos.
  13. Sugar     2    tsp
  14. Yoghurt     1    cup
  15. Red Chilli Powder     2    tsp
  16. Garam Masala     1    tsp
  17. Turmeric Powder     ½    tsp
  18. Khus khus (Poppy Seeds)     2    tsp
  19. Cashew Nuts     40    g
  20. Oil     2    tbsp


  1. Heat ghee in a pan,fry paneer cubes till golden brown.Keep it aside.
  2. Grind chopped tomatoes and green chillies seperately and make a paste of it along with ginger garlic paste.
  3. Grind the poppy seeds and 20 gms of cashew nuts.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, fry onions till soft.
  5. Add the tomato paste into it with sufficient water. Let them boil for sometime.
  6. Add turmeric powder, salt and all vegetables and cook till the vegetables are soft.
  7. Add the poppy-cashew paste, garam masala, red chilly powder and sugar.
  8. Fry the remaining cashew nuts in ghee and add to the kuruma.
  9. Add ghee, fried paneer cubes and yoghurt to the kuruma. Boil for few minutes.
  10. Garnish the kuruma with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  11. Kuruma is ready to serve.

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Best Combinations with Navaratan Kuruma:  Vellayappam , Naan

Recipes Similar to Navaratan Kuruma:  Kadala Kuruma , Vegetable-Paneer Korma , Egg Koruma , Kozhi kurma , Tomato Kuruma

Other Recipes with Paneer:  Paneer Cutlet , Paneer Pakora , Paneer Sandwich , Methi - Paneer Puri , Mushroom Paneer Balls ,more...

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