korma paste

Korma Paste

korma paste

Korma Paste

This paste comes from Northern India. It is a mild paste that has the flavours of tomato, dried spices and fresh coriander. You can use store brought or make your own paste with this easy recipe.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
0 minutes
Course Asian
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 55 g 1/3 cup raw cashews
  • 60 ml 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander I used fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 3 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 60 ml 1/4 cup vegetable oil ( I used canola oil)


  • Place the cumin seeds in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until aromatic.
  • Blend the cumin seeds, cashews , tomato puree , fresh coriander , garlic , coconut , garam masala , ginger , ground coriander , paprika and turmeric in a blender until coarsely chopped.
  • Add the oil and blend, scraping down the side of the blender occasionally, until a smooth paste forms.
Keyword cumin seeds, desiccated coconut, garlic, ground coriander, raw cashews, sweet paprika, tomato puree

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