Onion Cashew Paste
Sweet onion roughly chopped - 1 medium
Cashews - 15
Ginger – 1 inch
Garlic cloves – 4 large
Oil – 2tsp
Black whole peppercorns – 6 to 7
Green cardamoms - 4
Whole cloves - 4
Bay leaf - 1
Tomato puree – ½ cup
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Garam masala – 1 tsp
Red chili powder - ¼ tsp or adjust to taste
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Salt - to taste
Water – ½ cup
Coconut milk – 1 cup
Sugar – ½ tsp
Potato - 1 large (cut in1-inch pieces)
Cauliflower florets – large cup
Carrots - 2 medium (cut into rounds)
Frozen green peas - 1/4 cup (soaked in warm water for 5 minutes)
Cardamom powder - pinch
Lemon – ½ juice
Chopped coriander for garnishing
To a blender add onions, cashews, ginger and garlic. Grind to a fine paste and set aside
Connect the power cord to ROBOCOOK and switch ‘ON’ button. Press the Sauté́ Button in front dashboard and wait for 30 secs for the inner cooking pot to get heated up.
Once it is hot add oil to the pot and then add peppercorns, green cardamoms, whole cloves and bay leaf. Saute for few seconds until the spices are fragrant.
Then stir in the prepared onion cashew paste and SAUTE it for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the tomato puree, mix and cook for another 2 minutes.
Now add in the spices - coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stir to combine and then add 1/2 cup of water.
Next add in the coconut milk, sugar and mix well and deglaze the pot by scrapping the bottom with a spatula. Now add the diced potatoes and mix. Cover the pot with a glass lid and let the potatoes cook for 3 minutes.
After the remaining veggies - cauliflower, carrots and green peas and to addition add 1/4 cup-1/2 cup water. Stir well and press cancel to stop saute
Place the closing lid over the top, Turn and place the Pointer in ‘Close’ Position. Ensure the lid is firmly closed and Pressure release button should be on ‘DOWN’ Position.
Press the ‘Gravy’ pre-set menu button in the ROBOCOOK and select Medium. PIC TECHNOLOGY pre-sets temperature/pressure/timer for pre-cooking
After Pre-Cooking is done the cooking countdown will appear and starts down from 8 mins. Once the countdown comes down and cooking is completed it stops with 3 Beep sound and automatically switches to KEEP WARM mode. Press ‘Cancel’ if not required.
Wait for 10 mins to get Natural Pressure Release (OR) it can be released manually by pulling ‘UP’ the pressure release button. Ensure the pressure is released completely on both the methods
Now TWIST and Open the cooker. Switch to Keep warm or Off mode. Give a quick stir.
Serve Veg kurma with Rice or Rottis