Navaratna Kurma (Korma) Curry

Navaratna Kurma is our house favorite and a hit with kids too. It has a variety of ingredients giving it different textures and brings in a spicy and a sweet flavor. It is a great curry to have for a party and goes well with Rotis, Parathas or Naans.

Navaratna Kurma

Navaratna Kurma (Korma) Curry 1

Navaratna Kurma (Korma) Curry

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4


  • 1 small sweet lime
  • 1 small apple
  • 1 banana
  • 2 slices pineapple
  • 10-15 cashew nuts
  • 20 raisins
  • 2 glazed cherries for decoration
  • 1 tablespoon coriander chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 cups peas boiled
  • 1 large carrot chopped and boiled
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup curd
  • 1/4 cup malai cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • salt to taste

For the dry masala:

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons khuskhus poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom

For the wet masala:

  • 1 large onion
  • 1/4 cup coconut shredded
  • 3 green chillies

How to make:

  • 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.
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