Tomato Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakkali kuzhambu

Tomato Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakkali kuzhambu
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Tomato Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakkali kuzhambu recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Tomato kuzhambu is spicy and tangy curry made with tomatoes and it goes well with rice as well as roti/chapati. It is quick and easy to make with less ingredients. Everyone make tomato curry in different ways like grinding some spices, adding coconut etc. This version is very simple with tomatoes mixed with spices.

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My mom always makes this simple curry when she is busy with other works. I like to add crushed garlic which adds nice flavor. You can skip them if you don’t like the taste. Addition of garlic makes it taste like non veg gravies. It goes well with Idly, dosa, chapati or roti too. 

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Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes

Spinach Kootu

One pot Tiffin Sambar

Onion Tomato Masala

Quick Besan Curry

Tiffin Sambar

Mushroom Curry

Serves 3-4

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Tomato Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakkali kuzhambu

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • Tomatoes 350 grams
  • Onions 2 finely chopped
  • Garlic 4-5 crushed optional
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Mustard 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1.5 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as required
  • Water as required
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Curry leaves few

Instructions

  1. Finely chopped the onions
  2. Crush the garlic in hand mortar
  3. Roughly chop the tomatoes
  4. Heat oil and temper with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.
  5. Once it browns add the finely chopped onions and saute till transparent.
  6. Then add the crushed garlic and saute for 1 minute
  7. Then add the tomatoes and saute till mushy.
  8. Add all masala powder and salt
  9. Add required water and allow it to boil.
  10. Boil till raw smell goes and garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Tomato Kuzhambu is ready. Serve it with hot rice or any tiffin items.

Notes

You can add green chilli along with red chilli powder

Nutrition

Calories

108 cal

Fat

4 g

Carbs

15 g

Protein

2 g
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How to make Tomato Kuzhambu with step by step pictures

Finely chopped the onions

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Crush the garlic in hand mortar

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Roughly chop the tomatoes

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Heat oil and temper with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.

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Once it browns add the finely chopped onions and saute till transparent.

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Then add the crushed garlic and saute for 1 minute

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Then add the tomatoes and saute till mushy.

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Add all masala powder and salt

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Add required water and allow it to boil.

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Boil till raw smell goes and garnish with coriander leaves.

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Switch off the flame and Tomato Kuzhambu is ready.

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Serve it with hot rice or any tiffin items.

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