Vegetable Korma Curry

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

I love korma - my favorite meat curry is chicken korma. :) So when this recipe came up for adoption, I was very pleased to be able to take it in and give it a new home! Many thanks to Carla for helping with the editing of this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter/ghee/oil in a large wok style pan over medium-low heat.
  2. Add curry powder(s), garam masala, cumin (if using), nutmeg, and cinnamon and allow to cook 2 minutes (it should sizzle, but not smoke), stirring occasionally.
  3. Mix in onion and garlic; increase temperature and saute until onion is near translucent.
  4. Add tomatoes, green chiles, and vegetable broth and bring to a simmer.
  5. Mix in the potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, green beans, and cilantro; cover and cook over medium-low heat for 25 to 30 minutes, until vegetables are tender, but firm.
  6. Mix in sliced red bell pepper, coconut milk, and cashew butter; cook 15 minutes. (You can warm the cashew butter a bit in the microwave, first, to soften it and allow it to mix in better.)
  7. Remove from heat, stir in yogurt, and season to taste with salt; during the cooking, there should be enough liquid to form a good korma sauce base, if more sauce is desired, add additional vegetable broth.
  8. Serve over basamati rice and garnish with chopped cashews.
  9. Note: if you're not fond of green beans, you can substitute snow pea pods, but add them along with the red bell pepper and not earlier.


Most Helpful

if i could put zero as a a rating i would. This was a good concept when I was frying the spices. But after all went downhill. The vegetable were tender, the sauce however, just bland and coconut. If I wanted milky vegetables I would just get out my cereal bowl and throw in some veggies. Sorry, this wasn't very good at all. :-( And I wasted an hour plus, and was left ordering a pizza.

classic_cupcake August 04, 2011

very nice vegetable korma. lots of flavour. i used less broth (max. 1 cup) and a touch of lemon grass.

Kiwi-chef January 13, 2009

This korma curry recipe definitely comes out too watery... possibly a need to add less vegetable broth. Also there is a definite need to quadruple the curry powder/garam masala quantities. Other than that it's great! Certainly a repeat recipe!

songstress22 November 08, 2008

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