This post is for the event Cooking with Cookbook Challenge hosted by Srivalli.
Kurma is a very versatile side dish. It goes well with idl, dosa, chapathi and even rice. It can be easily adapted; all you need to do is adjust the base of the gravy according to your style (i.e. the ground ingredients) and throw in veggies of your choice and it is done. Today's version is of ground cashews-chilli-coconut base giving a rich spicy product that complements the subtly flavoured veg Pulav.