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tomato kurma recipe
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tomato kurma recipe | thakkali kurma | tomato korma recipe

easy tomato kurma recipe | thakkali kurma | tomato korma recipe
Course curry
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • ¼ cup coconut fresh / desiccated
  • 1 tbsp putani / roasted chana dal
  • 5 whole cashews
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 green chilli
  • ½ cup water to blend

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • ½ inch cinnamon stick / dalchini
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 3 large tomato finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 cup water or as required
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, prepare the masala by grinding all the ingredients listed for masala paste.
  • now heat the oil and add in 1 tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp urad dal, ½ inch cinnamon stick and few curry leaves.
  • allow to splutter.
  • furthermore saute in 1 finely chopped onions.
  • also add in 3 finely chopped tomato and saute well.
  • saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • furthermore, add in ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp sugar and salt to taste.
  • saute till the oil releases from sides.
  • now add in prepared masala paste and 1 cup water.
  • mix well and adjust the consistency as required.
  • further, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or more till the coconut gets cooked well.
  • finally, add in coriander leaves and serve tomato kurma along with idli, dosa or idliyappam.