August 22, 2012

Tomato Kurma / Thakkali Kurma

This is a typical south Indian brekfast sidedish,Tomato Kurma.This is an aromatic and flavourful dish .  It goes well with Crispy Dosas / Hot Idlis. Even  as a sidedish for Chapati or pulao, it  tastes great .Its very simple to make and delicious.My mom makes this dish quite often and I love it more.You too try this ,it will become your  favourite sidedish .Here  is the wonderful recipe…..

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Ingredients

 

Tomato –3 chopped

Onion – 1 chopped

Garlic Pods – 3 sliced

Turmeric powder / Manjal Thool – 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder / Milagu Thool – 1 tsp

Coriander Powder / kothamalli Thool  - 2 tsp

Cinnamon /Pattai – 3 small pieces

Fennel seeds / Sombu / Perunjeeragam – 1 tsp

Star anise / AnnasiPoo – 1

Greenchillies – 2

Curry leaves  - 1 spring

Cilantro / Kothamalli ilai – a handful chopped

Oil – 2 tsp

Salt as needed

 

For grinding

Coonout – 2 pieces (if grated 1 cup)

Fennel seeds / Sombu / Perunjeeragam – 1 tsp

Roasted Gram / Pottukadalai  - 1 tsp

 

Preparation

 

Take the ingredients for grinding in a mixture and grind it in to a fine paste.

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Tranfser it to a bowl and add the turmeric powder , chilli powder and coriander powder and add two cups of water and mix well and keep it aside.

 

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Grab your ingredients  and chop them finely.

 

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Heat oil in a kadai and add cinnamon, star anise and fennel seeds.Add the curry leaves and asafoetida and fry for a min.Add the sliced garlic, onion and green chillies and fry for few mins.

 

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Add the tomaotes  and fry till mushy.

 

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Now pour the grounded mixture and add the required salt.And let it boil for 10 mins

 

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And keep the stove in medium flame and allow it to boil for another 10 mins .Now add the chopped corriander leaves and swith off.

 

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And serve it with Dosa or Idli.

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       Linking this to revathi ‘s “ SYF&HWS - Cook With SPICES" Series

23 comments:

PT said...

i like it with dosa..

bhavna said...

very flavorful tomato kurma....

Shailaja Reddy said...

Delicious kurma.

சிநேகிதி said...

I too like it

Reva said...

Yummy kurma dear..:)) Bookmarked..
Thanks for sending this for the event..:))
Reva

Vikis Kitchen said...

Absolutely love this combo dear. Looks delicious.

Divya Pramil said...

Delicious kuruma..Like the flavors added :)

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Madhavi said...

Oh this is yummyyyy korma...

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Now Serving said...

flavorful kurma dear :)

Shweta in the Kitchen said...

Delicious tomato kurma. Thanks for visiting my space. Following u now.

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Swasthi said...

looks so delicious and perfect with dosa

Asiya Omar said...

Simply super.

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

yummy dear... my most favorite one...
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PT said...

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Beena.stephy said...

looks delicious

faseela said...

yummy kurma.....

Shama Nagarajan said...

super delicious...join me in Fast Food event-Noodles.

sukanya said...

I tried. It was very tasty. Thank u.

Tamilarasi Sasikumar said...

Hi Sukanya,

Thanks for ur comments and support.....

chital_phenomenal said...

Yummy...tried today. .my husband liked it. .

Tamilarasi Sasikumar said...

@chital_phenomenal
Hi Chital,
Thanks for your Feedback... :)

Saranya said...

Hi friend i tried out this recipe and it came out too good...Preparation time is also less so i prepared very quickly...thanks for the recipe and tasted very good with both idly and dosa...

Tamilarasi Sasikumar said...

Hi Saranya,

I am glad u liked the kurma... Thanks for your feedback... Keep visiting ...

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