firstly, in a small blender take ½ cup coconut, 1 tbsp putani and 8 cashews.
also add 2 chilli, ½ inch cinnamon, 3 pods cardamom, 1 tsp fennel and 1 tbsp poppy seeds.
blend to smooth paste adding ¼ cup water. keep aside.
in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 1 tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf.
also, saute ½ onion and 1 tsp ginger paste until it softens.
further add 1 carrot, 1 potato, 6 beans and 4 tbsp peas.
add 1 tsp salt and saute for 2 minutes.
now add ¼ cup water, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
once the vegetables are almost cooked add in the prepared white masala paste.
saute for 2 minutes until the raw flavours disappear.
add in 1 cup water and mix adjusting consistency as required.
cover and boil for 5 minutes making sure the flavours are well absorbed.
also add 2 tbsp coriander, 2 tbsp lemon juice and mix well.
finally, enjoy white kurma with chapati and idiyappam.