Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Tomato Korma / Thakkali Kuruma

Recently I have made so many side dishes for Idly / Dosa. This is also one such easy Breakfast Korma. This Tomato Korma is very simple to make and will taste good with Idly, Dosa or even Chapati.

Time of Preparation : 25 minutes
No of Servings : 2
Spice level : 3 out of 5

Ingredients:

  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • Green chillies – 3 (slit lengthwise)
  • Onions – 1 cup (finely chopped)
  • Garlic – 3 (crushed)
  • Tomatoes (medium size) – 3 (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – to taste

To Grind:

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Red chillies – 3
  • Cinnamon stick – 1/2″
  • Clove – 1
  • Coriander seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Poppy seeds – 1 tsp
  • Coconut – 3 tbsp

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and fry the red chillies followed by the cinnamon stick, clove, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, poppy seeds and coconut.
  2. Let them cool and grind them to a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the fennel seeds followed by the green chillies and the garlic and the chopped onions.
  4. Add some salt and fry till they become translucent.
  5. Then add the tomatoes and turmeric powder and fry until they become soft.
  6. Now add the ground paste and some water and boil it for 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  8. Serve hot with Idly, Dosa or Chapati.

2 Comments

  1. yummy korma.. Love the flavour of it

  2. Breakfast lunch and dinner!!

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