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Tomato Curry

- submitted by Dahlia on 08-27-2009

(Takkali Kurma, Tamatar Korma, Tomato Korma)


  • Shallot Onions - 3-4 (or 1 onion)
  • Tomatoes -3
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Green Chilli - 1
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coconut - 1/2 cup 
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 spring
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 1 tbsp


  1. Grind together the coconut, green chilli and cumin seeds with little water to a very smooth paste. You can also use coconut milk instead.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  3. Add the onions and garlic and fry till the onions turn golden brown.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes are soft.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, garam masala powder and fry for a minute.
  6. Add the ground coconut paste, salt and required water.
  7. Let the gravy simmer for few minutes.
  8. Finally add chopped cilantro. Spicy tomato curry is ready to be served.

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Comments (2)

Person Saraswathi nair   (February 11, 2014)
I tried your recipe ,Tomato curry
it's nice and tasty ....
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (February 11, 2014)
Thank You.

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