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Classic Navratan Korma

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Ingredients
  Caulifloweret 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into small pieces
  Green bean 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into small pieces
  Carrot 1 Medium, sliced
  Tomato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into small pieces
  Cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Green pepper 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon, shredded
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Tablespoon
  Mango powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn starch 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 2 Medium
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon (as required)
  Cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into cubes
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, heat the oil.
2 Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine green chili, ginger, turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder and some water.
3 Mix all the ingredients to form a paste, this will avoid the spices from burning.
4 In the heated oil, add asafoetida, cumin seeds and bay leaf, stir well.
5 Add in the prepared spice past and stir well.
6 Add all the vegetables except bell pepper in the pan and cook covered on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
7 Meanwhile, in a frying pan, heat some oil and fry the cottage cheese as shown in the video.
8 Remove from the pan and set aside.
9 Stir the vegetables cooking in the pan, and add the bell pepper.
10 In a bowl, combine the cornstarch with milk and stir in to the vegetables.
11 Season with salt.
12 Add the fried cottage cheese, and stir.
13 Cover and cook for another 5-8 minutes.
14 Pour in the remaining milk and cook gently.
15 Sprinkle with garam masala when vegetables are done.

SERVING
16 Garnish with chopped tomatoes and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Planning to treat your family to an Indian delicacy today? there's nothing better than this Classic Navratan Korma. The dish is packed with flavors and is truly delectable. Do not give it a miss.

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