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Thread: Nilgiri Moong Ka Korma
03-20-2013, 08:17 PM #1
Nilgiri Moong Ka Korma
•Whole green grams (sabut moong) soaked and blanched with salt and turmeric powder. 2 cups
•Oil 2-4 tablespoons
•Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
•Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon
•Ginger,finely chopped 1 tablespoon
•Garlic,finely chopped 6-8 cloves
•Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tablespoon
•Fresh coriander leaves 1 cup
•Green chillies,ground to paste 2-3
•Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
•Fresh coconut ,grated 1 cup
•Yogurt 3-4 tablespoons
•Salt to taste
•Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon
Heat 2-3 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and coriander seeds and sauté for 1 minute.Add ginger and garlic and sauté till garlic is light brown. Add poppy seeds and sauté for 2 minutes. Add onion, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
Roughly chop fresh coriander leaves.Add ground chillies, turmeric powder, chopped fresh coriander and coconut, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Transfer into a grinder jar and add yogurt. Grind into a smooth paste with sufficient water.
Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add ground paste and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add green gram, salt and garam masala powder. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add 2-3 cups water, stir to mix and bring to a boil. Serve hot.