Saturday, May 22, 2010

Tomato Kurma

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My Mom makes this delicious Tomato Kurma ( Thakkali Kurma ) for breakfast. This tastes wonderful and we used to empty the plate, within minutes. It is very simple and tasty dish. It combines excellent with Hot Idli’s, Crisp Dosa’s & Spongy Idiappams. This is a tangy kurma with Tomatoes and spices  and it’s sure favorite among tomato lovers. Here is the quite interesting  recipe of spicy Tomato Kurma for you…:)                                                                                                           
·         Tomato                         - 6
·         Onion                           - 2
·         Oil                                - 3 tbsp
·         Cinnamon                     - 1
·         Cloves                          - 2
·         Saunf                           - 1 tsp
·         Cardamom                    - 1
·         Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
·         Red chilly pwd              - 1tbsp
·         Green chilly                   - 3
·         Turmeric pwd                - a pinch
·         Coriander pwd               - ½ tbsp
·         Garam masala pwd        - ½ tbsp
·         Grated coconut             - 1 small cup
·         Cashew                        - 4 to 5
·         Fried gram                    - 1 tbsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Chopped coriander leaves
1.     Heat oil in thick bottomed pan, season with cinnamon, cloves, saunf and cardamom.
2.     Sauté the chopped onion till it turns pink.
3.     Add ginger garlic paste and sauté until the raw smell disappears.
4.     Add chopped tomatoes, cook until it turns soft.
5.     Add red chilly pwd, green chilly, turmeric pwd, coriander pwd, salt and garam masala pwd.
6.     Stir and cook well, until oil separates out.
7.     Add ½ cup water and allow to cook the masala, covered for 5 mins.
8.     Grind grated coconut pieces, cashew and 1 tbsp fried gram to paste in a blender by adding little water.
9.     Add this paste to the tomato masala and allow to boil for few more mins.
10.  Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
11.  Serve hot with parathas, roti or chapatti.
I am sending this Multi Veg Jeera Rice to to CWS-Cumin Seeds event hosted by Sara and Priya
 Multi Veg Jeera Rice                  
I am sending this Medicinal Kashayam to  FF7SL:Food for Ailments and old age event hosted by RV
-->I am sending this Badam Payasam for Thanda Mela event of Srivalli
I am sending this Carrot Kheer
--> for Show me Your Smoothies event of Divya  Carrot Kheer
 Have a great weekend Friends...Take care n Enjoy...;)


  1. Jay,

    Tomato kurma looks really nice, other dish too looks yummy.

  2. Yummy kurma jay,Love the presentation...very colourful!

  3. Beautiful dishes :) They all look very yum. Have a gr8 weekend too !!!

  4. Looks so delicious! I like to pour the whole bowl of it over my rice!

  5. Best wishes! All are great recipes. pic. perfect photos... :-)

  6. Hy Chitra,
    Thanks dear for your wishes...

  7. Its all yours..Angie...Give a try n Enjoy...!

  8. Great weekend to you too dear, Life is beautiful.

  9. Hy Prema,
    Glad you loved this tangy spicy dish.

  10. My fav side dish for dosai is tomato kurma. Looks delicious. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

  11. The recipe sounds wonderful. I would love to have my naan with this! Btw, I have an award for you, Jay. Please feel free to pick it up. Thanks!
    Cheers, Kristy

  12. so tasty one dear....this is new to me...i will try one day..

  13. Hey Jay,that was an awesome and simple kurma recipe. New to me,thanks for sharing:):)

  14. hi dear,

    There is an award waiting for u in my blog!!..please collect it!

  15. Hi Jay

    Tomato Kurma looks yummy and would easily complement dosa . Loved the colour of it.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  16. Thanks Friends for your lovely feedback...:)
    Happy Weekend...!

  17. Lovely array of dishes all look devine and simply delectable.

  18. Kurma makes me hungry...just love with rice and some rotis...looks awesome!!

  19. Tomato kuruma luks yummy..first time here..wonderful recipes..:) will be a regular visitor. following u

  20. Hy Priya,
    Thanks dear for sharing the lovely Award with me.

  21. Thanks Aparna for the follow...
    YOu have a wonderful space too with lovely recipes...Me too following you dear.

  22. Dear My Little Space,
    Thanks for passing those beautiful Awards to me.

  23. Nice simple kurma....

  24. Nice tomato to me.
    It looks great and yummy..will try this..thanks for sharing dear.

  25. kurma looks delicious, tomato as a main ingredient in kurma is really new, but nice to try...

  26. Looks so yummy and this is my favorite too, beautiful click as well...

  27. தக்காளி குருமா பார்க்கும் பொழுதே சூப்பராக இருக்கின்றது...அருமையான படங்கள்...வாழ்த்துகள்...

  28. Hey thats a nice recipe yaar....its very simple and the aother dishes are also good...

  29. That's a bowl full of yummy kurma. Love it. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  30. Tomato kurma looks really appetizing dear! Thanks for sharing! ;)

  31. Hy Menaga, Vrinda,
    Glad you liked this spicy tomato kurma recipe...
    Thanks dear for your support & love.

  32. Dear Friends,
    Thank U all for your lovely comments...;)
    Hope you having a wonderful time...!
    Take care n Keep smiling...:)))

  33. Thanks for stopping by and your nice comment :) This dish looks delicious and I'd love to try!

  34. Tomato kurma looks very delicious.Love the bright yellow color of the dish.All the dother dishes look very tasty too.Love the kashayam.

  35. Love tomato kurma. Perfect for breakfast with some soft idlis. looks very delicious.

  36. Awesome Awesome!!!!
    loved it :)

  37. My faaav thakkali kuruma for idli,,looks good dear.

  38. Tomato is one of my fav dishes to cook, this dish has to be tried!!

  39. Tomato kurma for dosa will be good combination. I love your kurma.

  40. Wow.....delicious and healthy recipe. Looks yummy.

  41. Never made korma with tomato alone so far!will be super delicious for parotta!

  42. Wow.. delicious and yummy.. Looks colourful too/...

  43. Wonderful kurma! I would love to have it with rice and rotis. We too prepare a somewhat simlar curry with tomatoes but without garam masala..

  44. Thanks for stopping by my website:) I'll be happy to follow yours:) Your food looks delicious and you have so many recipes published already. I love this kind of food and experiment with it regularly so this is a great resource website for me. You are lucky your mom would make something like this ... for breakfast! I'd have to get up an hour early just to do so, so she must be an amazing cook!

  45. TomatoKurma recipe is a very healthy and taste also good. I like this recipe and very attractive. Thanks for sharing.


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