tomato curry recipe | thakkali curry | tomato kura recipe

tomato curry recipe | thakkali curry | tomato kura recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and simple gravy based curry recipe made with ripe tomatoes and whole spices. it is an ideal multipurpose side dish recipe which can be served as it is with roti, chapathi or with the choice of rice. it is a perfect dish when you are running short with ideas or with vegetable option and yet crave a tasty curry.
tomato curry recipetomato curry recipe | thakkali curry | tomato kura recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. tomatoes are one of the primary ingredients when we talk of indian curries. it provides the required foundation and base when sautéed with finely chopped onions, for most of the popular curries. having said that you can also make a gravy based curry with just tomatoes and tomato curry recipe is one such variation.

i have posted several tomato-based recipes which are either belongs to pickle categories or a curry with conjunction with other ingredients. but never posted a silo recipe by itself. to be honest, there are myriad silo recipes of tomato, but i wanted to begin with tomato kura recipe which is a popular andhra recipe. the uniqueness of this recipe is the usage fennel seeds which adds new flavour to it. i personally like the combination of tanginess, sweetness and the spiciness of this recipe. and i like it when served with chapathi or as a side to dal jeera rice combination. however it is a multipurpose dish and can be served for a different purpose.

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anyway, some more tips, suggestions and variations for a perfect tasty tomato curry recipe. firstly, the recipe would turn ideal if you use ripe and juicy tomatoes. hence ensure to buy some ripe tomatoes and also it should be dark red and soft in texture. ripe tomatoes would also add sweetness taste to the curry. secondly, in this recipe, i have added finely chopped onions which would improve the consistency and texture of the sauce. having said that it is completely optional and you can skip it if you are planning to make it for fasting or vrat. lastly, due to the nature of the tomatoes, you may have to increase or decrease the spices added to the gravy. generally you would require more spices to lower the tanginess from tomatoes.

finally, do visit my other popular curries or sabzi recipes collection with this post of tomato curry recipe. it mainly includes recipes like aloo tamatar ki sabji, tomato gojju, tomato kurma, gutti vankaya curry, gobhi ke kofte, kadala curry, vada curry, potato curry for masala dosa, mix veg, kaju masala. further, to these i would also like to highlight my other detailed recipes collection like,

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tomato curry recipe

tomato curry recipe | thakkali curry | tomato kura recipe

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: curry
Cuisine: south indian
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easy tomato curry recipe | thakkali curry | tomato kura recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp fennel / saunf
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp besan / gram flour
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp fennel, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
  • add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until it changes colour slightly.
  • further, add 1 tsp besan and roast for 5 minutes or until besan is cooked well.
  • additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and 1 tsp salt. saute until spices turn aromatic.
  • also 4 tomato and saute until tomatoes turn mushy.
  • add ½ cup water, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until oil separates from sides.
  • turn off the flame and add ¼ cup coconut milk, ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • finally, enjoy tomato curry with roti or paratha.
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how to make tomato curry with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp fennel, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
    tomato curry recipe
  2. add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until it changes colour slightly.
    tomato curry recipe
  3. further, add 1 tsp besan and roast for 5 minutes or until besan is cooked well.
    tomato curry recipe
  4. additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and 1 tsp salt. saute until spices turn aromatic.
    tomato curry recipe
  5. also 4 tomato and saute until tomatoes turn mushy.
    tomato kura recipe
  6. add ½ cup water, cover and cook for 15 minutes or until oil separates from sides.
    tomato kura recipe
  7. turn off the flame and add ¼ cup coconut milk, ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander.
    thakkali curry
  8. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
    thakkali curry
  9. finally, enjoy tomato curry with roti or paratha.
    thakkali curry

notes:

  • firstly, adding coconut milk will balance the tanginess of curry.
  • also, make sure to turn off the flame while adding coconut milk. else there are chances for coconut milk to curdle.
  • additionally, adding besan gives good thickness to the curry.
  • finally, tomato curry recipe tastes great when served hot.

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