October 25, 2010

Tomato Gravy / Thakkali Kuruma


Ingredients:

Tomato

4

Oil

2 tbs

Mustard Seeds

½ tbs

Urad Dal

½ tbs

Curry Leaves

1 spring

Sambar Onion

¼ cup

Green Chilly

3

Grated Coconut

¼ cup

Ginger

½ inch

Roasted Split Gram (Pottukadalai)

2 tbs

Garlic

3 pods

Aniseeds

1 tbs

Poppy Seeds

½ tbs

Cashewnuts

4

Turmeric Powder

½ tbs

Salt

To Taste

Coriander Leaves

Garnish


Procedure:

1. Wash the tomatoes and grind them into fine paste. Keep it aside.

2. Wash the green chillies and cut into two halves. Then cut them again into small pieces.

3. Wash and remove the skin of the ginger.

4. Cut the sambar onion into lengthwise thin pieces.

5. Grind the coconut, roasted split gram, ginger, garlic, aniseeds, cashewnuts and poppy seeds into a fine paste. Keep it aside.

6. Heat the oil in the pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal.

7. When the mustard seeds starts popping, add chopped green chillies, curry leaves and chopped onion.

8. Fry till the onion becomes golden color.

9. Then add the tomato paste and turmeric powder.

10. Cook for 5 mins or till its raw smell goes out.

11. And then add the coconut paste [step 5], enough water and salt. Close the pan and cook for 10 minutes.

12. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

It goes well with Chapathi, Idly and Dosas.


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7 comments:

Pushpa said...

Yummy and delicious kurma....

Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

Priya said...

Thakkali kurma manam inga varaikum varuthu..yumm!

aipi said...

Simply delicious!

US Masala

Shalini said...

nice kuruma. looks tasty n will go well with staples:)

Ms.Chitchat said...

Sounds very tasty,click is good. Loved the ingredients that went into making this kurma.

Niru said...

looks delicious...

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Nice Kurma which goes well with dosas.

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