THAKKALI KUZHAMBU / TOMATO GRAVY / EASY SIDE DISH FOR RICE & ROTI

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Hi friends, hope u all enjoyed your weekends... Tomato is one of my most favorite and I never say no to tomato dishes except raw tomatoes... I always prefer tomatoes in my menu and used to have it with idli/dosa/rice... Here I got fully ripe tomatoes so want to make the delicious and tangy tomato kuzhambu... The taste is too rich with coconut milk in it. 


Little About Tomato 
Tomatoes are originated in Mexico, is consumed in diverse ways, including raw, as an ingredient in many dishes and sauces, and in drinks. It is botanically a fruit, it is considered a vegetable for culinary purposes. Tomatoes keep best unwashed at room temperature and out of direct sunlight. It is not recommended to refrigerate as this can harm the flavor. Tomatoes that are not yet ripe can be kept in a paper bag till ripening.

Benefits 

  • Tomatoes contain lycopene which reduces the risk of developing prostate cancer. 
  • Low calorie and rich in dietary fiber helps to control weight. 
  • Immunity - Vitamin C, A and K
  • Healthy for bones and heart and many more.. 
Category
Gravies
Regional
Indian
Preparation Time
10 Minutes 
Cooking Time
15 Minutes
Servings
4




INGREDIENTS 
Oil - 1 Tbsp 
Mustard Seeds - 1 Tsp 
Urad Dal - 1 Tsp 
Fennel Seeds - 1 Tsp 
Onion - 2 Chopped 
Curry leaves - 10 
Garlic - 12 
Fresh tomato puree - 1 1/2 Cup (1/2 Kg Tomatoes)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp 
Garam masala powder - 1/2 Tsp 
Sambhar powder - 2 Tsp 
Salt - To taste 
Coconut Milk - 1 Cup 




METHOD 
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard, urad dal and fennel seeds and wait it for splutter.
  • Now add garlic and saute it for 1 minute. 
  • Add onion and curry leaves and saute till it turns transparent. 
  • Pour tomato puree and boil it for 1 minute. 
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, sambhar powder and salt boil it till oil oozes out from the masala. 
  • Pour coconut milk and boil it for 5 minutes and switch off the flame. 
  • Serve it hot with rice/roti/idli/dosa... 

Delicious and tangy tomato gravy is ready in a jiffy!!!

Check out my other Tomatoes Feast...

Tomato Potato Curry 
      Tomato Podi Pulao 
         Tomato Biryani
                      Tomato Chutney



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20 comments:

  1. loved this tomato kuzhambu, must be taste great. Lovely presentation Viji Sis.

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  2. like it with dosa viji.. yummy..

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  3. easy kuzhambu dear,nice presentation

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  4. Super kuzhambu dear, I love it...
    Wish I could grab the bowl of gravy for lunch...

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  5. Tempting and delicious kuzhambu..

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  6. I usually make it the same way but never added fennel seeds...

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  7. Lovely colour Viji! Looks so very delish :)

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  8. Viji, kulambu is pulling me from here, tempting me a lot..drooling now, would be great for everything..

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  9. Looks yummy! I make it in a different way..

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  10. tangy n tasty thakkali kulambu

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  11. delicious and tempting one,perfect with rice and idly..

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  12. love this tangy thakkali kulambu..

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  13. i love to have this at any time viji...so delicious curry...

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  14. Looks yummy Viji.. Loved the pretty color of the dish dear :-)

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  15. Nice kulambu very detailed information colour full and delicious and give the onion also grams

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