Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu

Tomato curry - Chettinad style

Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu

Tomato curry - Chettinad style

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By meenakshi meyyappan

Published On: 03 Dec 2005

Rating: 3
17 Votes, 9 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Cut tomatoes and onions into small pieces.

Step 2

Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai or a pan.

Step 3

Fry red chillies, 1/2 of cut onions, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, dalia split, coconut and cashews.

Step 4

Grind them together and keep it aside.

Step 5

Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai or a pan.

Step 6

Add the chopped tomatoes(leaving aside 6 to 7 pieces).

Step 7

Grind it and keep it aside too.

Step 8

Heat 5 tsp of oil in a kadai or a pan.

Step 9

Add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

Step 10

Add the remaining onions and tomatoes and fry well.

Step 11

Add the ground coconut masala and fry for sometime.

Step 12

Add the ground tomatoes and cook, till the oil separates.

Step 13

Add salt & coriander leaves.

Step 14

Finally, add the tamarid juice to it
and switch off the stove, before it starts to boil.

Step 15

:- Serve with chappathis, pooris, fried rice, idly or dosas.

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Balamurugan

Super Recipe. My wife really loved it so much. Thanks :)

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susan

Taste is good but, it is time consuming.

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Nalini

this is the first dish I tried in this website.It comes very well and tasty.

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Surya

The dish is really tasty. Goes very well with Dosa.

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nimmy

it is really good.

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Ann

This curry tastes totally different. My husband enjoyed that difference in the taste. It is very good for a curry from the usual sambar & moru curry.

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kusum

this came out well. thanks. But pls tell me what do you mean by "dalia"? is it Dhania? or in north we call dalia for split wheat. Is it that you mean.

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priya

Excellent recipe,my husband loved it a lot.expecting more chettinad recipes from you.Thanks

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priya

Excellent recipe,tried and my husband love the dish.Expecting more chettinad recipes from you.Thanks

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