Tomato Kurma

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Tomato Kurma

Recipe and Photo Courtesy: Priya (my friend)


Fresh Tomatoes-4 (diced)
Onions -11/2(Fine chopped)
Cashews (unsalted) -4
Khas Khas/Poppy seeds -1 tsp
Roasted channa dal/Pottu kadalai-1 tsp(optional)
Desiccated coconut-1 Tbsp or coconut milk (1/4 cup)
Saunf/Fennel seeds- 1 tsp
Ginger- 1 inch Piece
Garlic-2 pods
Dhaniya/Coriander Powder-1 tsp
Green chilies -2 (slit)
Chilly powder-1 tsp (or to taste)
Turmeric powder/haldi-1/2 tsp
Oil -3 Tbsp
Cinnamon-1 inch stick
Bay leaves -2
Salt (to taste)
Coriander leaves- 5 sprigs

Cooking Directions:

-Blend together a handful of onions, cashews, poppy seeds, pottu kadalai, coconut, fennel seeds, ginger and garlic with little water.
-In a kadai,add oil. When hot, add cinnamon, cloves and bay leaves.
-Add green chilies and the rest of the onions and sauté till golden brown.
-Add the blended mixture. On a low heat, cook adding a cup of water little by little. It is cooked when oil separates from the mixure.
-Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and dhaniya powder. Cook for 2-3 min.
-Add the tomatoes and 2 sprigs of coriander leaves and bring to a boil. Add water as and when required to bring to the desired consistency.
-Garnish with coriander leaves.
-Serve with parathas, aapam or idly.


Pavithra said...

Preethi ..kurma is really mouthwatering... really send it to me i will just make chappathi alone , have this for sidedish.

Padma said...

Nice click and delicious Kurma... love to have with idli/dosas :)

Priya said...

Thank u Pavithra..sooo wish I could send it right across!

Priya said...

Thank u Padma!

Nandini said...

Wooh! I love kurma! I'm craving for the tomato kurma! Give me the bowl please..! :)

Priya said...

hehe..thank u!:)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow the kurma looks delectable, with poppy seeds and dalia (pottu kadalai) it should taste great... havent added dahlia!!!

Priya said...

Thank u Ramya!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

kurma looks superb. thanks for tagging me.. kadaicha panren.

and u r right, 9 to 5 job madri aiduthu round up.... my god.

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Kurma looks so yummy! Very attractive presentation - love it...

Nithya said...

yenakum kurma venum.... :)

Priya said...

Thank u Mahimaa,Home Cooked Oriya Food and Nithya!:)

rads said...

yummy again n again..this has all the promise of being a nice masaledhar mouth watering curry.

anudivya said...

Great job by your friend Priya. Does she also write a blog?

Viki's Kitchen said...

Tomato kuruma looks great. Love to have it with Idly:)

Priya said...

Thank u so mcuh Rads,Anudivya and Viki's Kitchen.
@Anudivya: I do contribute to Preethi's not have one of my own :)

Vrinda said...

Kuruma looks so delicious..liked all the ingredients in it..bookmarked it...

Priya said...

Thank u Vrinda!

munchcrunchandsuch said...

am sure its an awesome combo with appam / dosai..looks so rich

Priti said...

One of my fav....I dont do this way and looks gud and interesting

Priya said...

Thank u Munchcrunch and Priti!

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