Jan 21, 2014

Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali Curry

Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali Curry

Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali Curry

Thakali Kara Kuzhambu is a tasty South Indian dish a typical Tamilnadu style curry for Rice. I made this for todays lunch and am planning to try more Kuzhambu varities. The Thakali Kara Kuzhambu was paired with Cabbage Poriyall and Rice along with papad.


Ingredients:

Tomato- 5
Onion- 1 
Garlic- 20 pods
Red Chilly- 2
Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
Sambar Powder- 1 tsp
Salt- as per taste
Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
Asofetida- 1/2 tsp
Tamarind- 1 medium ball
Mustard- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Water- 200 ml + 100 ml

Method:
Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali Curry

Finely chop onion, garlic, tomato.
Soak tamarind in 200 ml warm water.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Add mustard and let it crackle.
Add onion and garlic and fry well till onion is crisp and garlic is well roasted.
Add tomato, salt and cook till tomato is well cooked and mashed up.
Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, sambhar powder and add 100 ml water and cook for 2 minutes.
Add tamarind extract by well mashing the tamarind in the soaked water.
Let it boil for 2 more minutes.
Put off flame and transfer to serving bowl.
Serve hot with rice and cabbage poriyal.

Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali Curry


8 comments:

  1. Thakali kara kulambu with cabbage poriyal.. wow wonderful combination.. love it..

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  2. Super tempting tomato curry.....best goes with plain rice.

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  3. The tomato curry that we make in Kerala is so different and more of a spicier version without tamarind and sambar powder, but this looks very tempting to try and I'm sure its a quick-fix dish for a weeknight meal.

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  4. Delicious tomato curry; perfect with rice:)

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