Tomato Kurma / Thakkali Kuruma


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Ingredients:

Tomato - 4 (medium size) (roughly chopped)
Onion - 1 (roughly chopped) + Onion - 1/2 (finely chopped)
Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup (Grate 1/4 shell of a full coconut)
Coriander Powder - 3 tsp
Chilly Powder - 1 to 2 tsp
Cumin Powder -  1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp

Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Aniseed - 1 tsp
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 2
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Salt - to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:

Heat  oil in a pan and saute it with aniseed, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. Now add roughly chopped onion, tomato and ginger garlic paste and fry it until onion and tomato become soft. Switch off the flame at this stage and let it cool for a while. Grind this to a smooth paste along with grated coconut by adding a little of water.



Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute it with aniseed and add the grind paste and fry for a while. Now add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chilly powder and cumin powder, enough amount of salt and add a little of water and cook until the gravy thickens well and the raw smell of the dry powders leaves of the dish. Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

Side Dish: Goes well with idli, dosa, chapathi

I adopted this recipe from here and thanks a lot Padma for such a nice recipe!



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25 comments:

Sarah Naveen said...

Thakkali kurma looks perfect and yummy!!!
Delicious with some white rice..

Tina said...

Creamy and yummy kurma..Perfect with chapathi...

Pari said...

Hi. The thakkali looks fabulous with so many great flavors added to it. Thanks for sharing.
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Priya said...

Yumm, kurma looks delicious and prefect for me..

Happy cook said...

I woul love to have this with plain rice, looks yumm.

Gita said...

Very yummy kurma :)

priya said...

kurma looks superb....tempting pics..love to have it with rotis!

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice simple kurma

Padma said...

Very happy to know that you liked it... thanks for trying Sri :)

kothiyavunu said...

Kurma looks so tempting!! love the colour!!

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicous,nice recipe too

Rohini said...

Congrats Ji..!! It was good to read the interview! And congrats on your awards too..

Rohini said...

Thanks to you, I can now have a new partner to Idlis and dosas! Kurma looks yum! :)

Prasukitchen.blogspot.com said...

yummy kurma

VS said...

Creamy gravy! Perfect for hot fluffy chapatis.

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks lovely.

chakhlere said...

lovely gravy!!! perfect to go with hot jeera rice.

Raje said...

Delicious kurma. Looks very spicy and yummy! BTW I am first time here and like your wonderful collection!

my kitchen said...

Simply superb,Want to eat with hot hot idlies

Andhra Flavors said...

wow kurma with tomato. looks yummy

jennyccy said...

Nice kurma. Can I use coconut milk instead of using grated coconut?

Gulmohar said...

looks yummm and delicious

Usha said...

Kurma looks inviting ....

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Thakkali kurma looks delicious dear, Padma has a excellent collection of recipe isn't!

Divya Vikram said...

Thakkali kurma sounds perfect. love to have it with dosas!