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Nine Gems Gravy Curry

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A rich Mughlai cuisine. Navratan means nine gems, includes mix vegetables, paneer, raisins and cashew nuts, those are cooked in mild and little sweet, creamy gravy.
  Paneer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fried onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pepper red 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Potato 1⁄2
  Warm water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Yogurt 2 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 , pureed
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Kasoori methi 1 Teaspoon
  Cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Cashew nuts 4 Teaspoon
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Soak fried onions in warm water for 30 mts. After soaking mix yogurt and soaked onion and grind to make smooth paste.
Make tomato puree of 1 tomato.
Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and shallow fry paneer cubes till it gets nice golden color from both the sides. Drain excess oil from paneer.
In the same pan add potatoes, cover and cook for a minute. Add carrot and green beans, mix, add some salt cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add red and green pepper, add some salt, cover and cook till all vegetables are evenly cooked.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add onion gravy and saute for a minute, add ginger garlic paste and cook for 2 mts.
Add coriander, cumin and red chilli powder, mix and cook for 2 mts.
Add tomato puree, mix and cook for 5 to7 minutes.
Add garam masala, mix and add water and salt, sugar to taste.
Add kasoori methi, mix and add cooked vegetables, paneer cubes, raising, nuts, Green Peas, mix and cook for 5 mts.
Garnish with fresh whipping cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Indian Navratan Korma
Kormas or gravy curries are popular across India particularly the North from the time of Mughals. Check out Madhura showing how to make Navratan Korma or Nine Gems Gravy Curry with nine different nutritious vegetables. Great with puris or rotis!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.8 mg0.9%

Sodium 138.4 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 5 g10.5%

Vitamin A 55.1% Vitamin C 62.8%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Nine Gems Gravy Curry Recipe Video, Indian Navratan Korma