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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tomato Curry using Yogurt and Coconut Paste / Thakkali Curry

Many a time it so happens that you got to crack the head to finalise a menu for the day or sometimes when you start preparing some dish you find some of the important ingredients missing but one thing always that my pantry has is onion & tomatoes,and so this is a simple quick fix for a hectic day or perfect lunch box curry for kids as it's only mild spicy & this super easy delicious recipe is perfect with rice.This was one of my childhood favorite too, it has a blend of all the three lovely flavors..Check this out,friends for your loved ones :-)



Ingredients
tomatoes 2 chopped
onion 1/2 chopped
coconut 1/2 cup grated
garlic 3 pods
yogurt / curd 1/2 cup (preferably sour,diluted to 1 cup)
red dried chilly 3
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
chilly powder 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
salt
curry leaves
oil 3 tsp



Method
-Wash and chop the tomatoes.Microwave on high for 10 minutes with a little water and salt.
-Grind the coconut with cumin seeds ,chilly powder,turmeric powder and garlic to a fine paste.
-Heat oil in a wok, splutter mustrad seeds.Add in the curry leaves,red dry chillies.
-Add the *cooked tomatoes.Add in the ground paste .Boil the mix for 6-7 minutes until tomatoes are mashed.
-Lower the flame and add the diluted curd.Put off the flame.
-Serve hot with steamed rice.


NOTES
* If you are not using a microwave add the chopped tomatoes to the kadai ,add 1/2 cup of water and cook for 5-7 minutes.

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38 comments:

Spice up the Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

wow. It looks so great. Love it.

Ambreen said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks simple & delicious!

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

curry is luking delicious and microwavable version..awesome

Kurryleaves said... Best Blogger Tips

easy and delicious curry..

Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

WOW!!! Julie love those tangy curry. I love anything with tomato.

Reshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

that looks so colourful julie...

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie, wow, if i eat this way , in no time i will be a vegetarian. ha ha. i am to try this and eat with rice'
have a nice day

Kalyani said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious curry .....

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

super curry, i too sometimes quick fix something like this and that would be a stomach filled day ....

Sensible Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Very yummy looking curry, looks superb.

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Soni said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and tasty!Never tried it before, but looks so yummy :)

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice curry, tomatoes, coconut and curd, shud have tasted divine..

Rasi said... Best Blogger Tips

good & easy one julie :)

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radha said... Best Blogger Tips

Anything with tomato! I also made some sort of chutney like this.

Teena Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

ah...perfect with rice!! I've never tried this recipe before. I'm sure it'll taste great :)

Srimathi said... Best Blogger Tips

Its nice to see tomato curry recipes. We always tend to make this often and some new recipes help.

maha said... Best Blogger Tips

awesome..it luks very fresh n yummy too..loved it....:-)
Maha

Jasna's kitchen creations said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely colour...I'm sure it's very tasty too!

Sree Valli said... Best Blogger Tips

Tomato curry.. Yumm..

Anshie said... Best Blogger Tips

I love how simple yet full of flavor this dish is!

Follow foodie said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks delicious
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Shilpakiran said... Best Blogger Tips

this is really goining to work..thanks for sharing

Rosh said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy curry...would definitely try this.

San said... Best Blogger Tips

Truly delicious tomato curry, such a comfort curry. Papad, rice and some ghee will work wonders.

Chandrani said... Best Blogger Tips

Tangy and yummy tomatoo curry. Thnaks for linking my event.


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NiVi said... Best Blogger Tips

easy and quick recipe...!! looks yummm

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

looks so vibrant n yumm..

easyfoodsmith said... Best Blogger Tips

This curry is new to me. I love all the combination of flavours in there. I am intrigued and would love to try this. thanks for sharing.

Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

thanks for stopping by dear..
this looks absolutely yummm, tempting n inviting..:)
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anusha praveen said... Best Blogger Tips

julie i wish we get naatu thakali here.. this curry looks so appealing

Treatntrick treatntrick said... Best Blogger Tips

Simple yet so flavorful and yummy!

Rita said... Best Blogger Tips

Love to use my microwave to cook; this looks really tasty good.
Rita

Kavi said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey Juls, please check your email. I sent you one. I have published your recipe on my blog. :)
Thanks!

hemalata said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy n delicious looking curry.

Katerina said... Best Blogger Tips

It happens to me all the time and then I try to change the recipe and improvise. This is very tasty and simple!

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

this sounds very interesting...haven't tasted tomato curry this way,looks inviting..will try this soon :)
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Pari said... Best Blogger Tips

Never attempted a tomato curry of this kind dear. Thanks for linking it to ONLY event. Join me this month in


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Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

New kind of tomato curry. Looks yummy. Will try it asap