Onion Kurma

Jet speed recipe to bang on, combination of rich Asian flavors make this wonderful side dish.

Whole thing will be over in no time – Perfect recipe to consider for quick lunch packing and always good with Chapati.

Whenever I make this recipe I really enjoy, because while boiling the kurma it gives a fantastic color and smells. The above picture i made with sliced onions and sliced tomatoes also I added little turmeric.

Preparation time: Under 2 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

This batch can serve upto three adults

Ingredients Required

  • Onion – large 1/2, chop or slice finely.
  • Tomato – medium 1/2, chop or slice finely. Don’t add more tomatoes it affect the taste.
  • Cilantro – finely chopped, for garnish
  • Turmeric – 1/8 tsp. optional

To Grind

  • Coconut cut pieces – 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Whole red chili – 3 long
  • Roasted chana dal – 1 tablespoon

Grind them altogether along with water to make a fine paste.

For Seasoning

  • Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Whole red chili -2
  • Curry leaves – as desired
  • Asafoetida powder

Cooking Method

  1. In a pan heat oil over medium flame, seasoning with mustard seeds, red chilies, asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
  2. Add chopped onions, fry till onion gets transparent and then add chopped tomato, saute for few seconds.
  3. Then add ground paste, salt to taste and water to make a kurma. Boil for 10 to 15 minutes in a low heat.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  5. Serve hot with puri or chapati.