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Navratan Korma

Soniya.Nayak's picture
If you are looking for a nutritious treat to serve on festive days, Navratan Korma is just what will satiate your palate. It is a variation of vegetable korma, which uses a combination of 9 different veggies, fruits and nuts! Here is a simple recipe to prepare Navratan Korma.
Ingredients
  Peas 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Boiled)
  Carrots 1 Large, chopped (Boiled)
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Curd 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Malai 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Cream)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Sweet lime 1 Small
  Apple 1 Small
  Banana 1
  Pineapple slices 2
  Cashew nuts 15
  Raisins 20
  Cherries 2 (Glaced, For Decoration)
  Coriander 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Poppy seeds 2 Teaspoon (Khukhus)
  Cardamoms 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Large
  Coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded
  Green chillies 3
Directions

Grind the dry and wet masalas separately.
Chop all the fruit fine.
Heat ghee and fry cashews, drain and keep aside.
Add butter to ghee and heat, add the wet masala and fry for 2 minutes.
Add the dry masala and salt and fry 2 more minutes.
Add the carrots and peas, mix together curd and cream and add to gravy.
Allow to thicken a bit, add fruit, cashews and raisins and boil till the gravy is thick and the fat separates.
Garnish with grated cheese ,coriander and chopped cherries.
Serve hot with naan, roti or paratha.
Making time: 45 minutes
Makes for: 6
Shelf life: Best fresh

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Curry
Occasion: 
Diwali
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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11 Comments

NEEMA's picture
i am looking for the receipe since long time but now i got it ,,,,thanks a lot
Anonymous's picture
A great addition to the festive menu!
Anonymous's picture
Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe, we all love it..
Anonymous's picture
I never tried this at home...it seemed to me a difficult recipe... but with your help, I am gaining the confidence...
FitGal's picture
Navratan Korma is one of my favorite recipes and this article makes the exercise so much simpler.
anonymous's picture
One of my favorites...
anonymous's picture
One of my favorites...
shruti's picture
i like to eat it with malabar parathas
Aliena Varghese's picture
festive for the season
bronzegoddess.bright's picture
I'm making this for diwali.
indianfoodie's picture
This looks for fresh, colorful and delicious. A perfect dish for Diwali.