Bored of sambar for idlies n badly needed a change so heres a simple veg kurma n some hot idlies with filter coffee…

What you need:

1 cup – Mixed veggies (Potato, carrot, green peas)
1 no -Onion, finely chopped
1 no – Tomato, finely chopped
1 tsp – Ginger n Garlic Paste
2 tbsp – Fresh coriander, chopped
1 sprig – Curry leaves
1 tbsp – Oil
Salt as reqd

For Paste (add water for smoothness):
1/4 cup – Grated Coconut
1 each – Cinnamon,  Cardamom
2 nos – Cloves
1 tsp – Fennel seeds
6 nos – Red Chillies (or 4 green chillies)

How to make:
Heat oil in a pan add onion saute well, add ginger garlic paste mix well and add tomatoes and saute till they soften.

Add the paste and mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Add 1 cup water, par boiled veggies, salt and cover and cook for another 5 mins. Switch off and add chopped coriander.

Serve with hot idlies and enjoy!


  1. says

    Looks yummy. Idli batter is fermenting. But not sure if I could substitute the sambar for the kurma. Sometimes there is resistance to change by the only other occupant in the house 🙂 The children would have loved it!

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