Kohlrabi / Noolkol Kurma

Kohlrabi / Noolkol Kurma

Ingredients:

  • Noolkol, chopped into cubes ~ 1 cup
  • Onion, slit lengthwise ~ 1
  • Tomato, chopped into cubes ~ 1
  • Ginger-garlic paste ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Sombu / Fennel seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Salt ~ to taste
  • Oil ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Cinnamon stick ~ 1
  • Cloves ~ 2
  • Water ~ to get the kurma to the desired consistency

To blend:

  • Coconut ~ 2 Tbsp.
  • Roasted gram / Pottu Kadalai ~ 2 Tbsp.
  • Coriander powder ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Sambhar powder ~ to taste

Steps:

  • Blend the items under the ‘To Blend’ into a coarse paste with some water.
  • In a pan, add the oil, and once hot add sombu, cinnamon stick and cloves, followed by the onions and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Saute the onions until soft, and then add the tomato and noolkol.
  • Once the tomatoes turn mushy, and the noolkol is cooked, add the blended stuff, water and salt and let it come to a boil.
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Potato Kurma

Potato Kurma
Ingredients:

  • Potatoes, boiled and chopped roughly into chunks ~ 4
  • Tomoto, chopped into small chunks ~ 1
  • Cinnamon stick ~ 1
  • Cloves ~ 3
  • Fennel seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Salt ~ to taste
  • Oil ~ 2 Tbsp.

To blend:

  • Coconut flakes ~ 1/2 a cup
  • Fried Gram / Pottu Kadalai ~ 4 Tbsp.
  • Green chillies ~ to taste
  • Ginger-Garlic paste ~ 2 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Blend all the ingredients under the ‘To Blend’ to a coarse paste with some water.
  • In a saucepan, add oil and once hot the fennel seeds, cloves and cinnamon.
  • To this, add the blended paste and tomato chunks, and saute till the raw smell goes away.
  • Mix in the boiled potatoes, salt, and water to desired consistency, and let it all come to a boil.

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