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Pesto Korma recipe - Mixed vegetable korma - Mixed vegetable kurma - Side dish for Roti, Idli, Dosa or fried rice

Pesto is one of my kids most favourite. Other day after doing Peas Pesto Pasta and I had left over pesto. Couple of days later I was planning to do roti. While thinking about what side dish to make, Pesto korma crossed my mind. Instead of using water to dilute the paste I thought of using coconut milk to enhance the flavour. While doing the dish I was crossing my fingers. Finally when my kids were having dinner they were completely surprised to hae "Pasta taste" in the korma. I told them it is made up of Pesto not pasta Smiley . They loved it!
Ingredients:

Mixed vegetables of your choice - 2.5 cups (I have used Carrot, beans and Cauliflower)
Pesto Sauce (peas) or Normal green pesto - 1 cup (I have used peas pesto)
Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Water as required
Salt to taste
Pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Chilli powder - To taste
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon

Method:

Heat the pan add chopped vegetables and salt. cook it with 1/4 cup of water by closing the lid. Add pesto and water. Mix well
Add salt , Chillies if required. Add Coconut milk and pepper powder. Mix well.
Cook till you start to see bubbles in low flame. Add coriander leaves. 
Switch it off and serve hot
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7 comments:

  1. Wow, that's very innovative, kurma with leftover pesto, super..

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  2. such an innovative idea of using pesto in korma.. superb:)

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  3. always wth different ideas.keep inspiring sis

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  4. Very pretty color and yummy , creative recipe. Loved it!

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  5. wow...looks so good ...I bet they taste amazing with pulkas...uff I am hungry now

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  6. very new korma... looking delicious...

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