The pictures of Idly and the gravy look so amazing. Nice n easy recepie raks.i am goin to try tomm, Nice n easy recepi raks. Today i made it.came out very well..time saving too.. Hi rakskitchen, I tried this kurma today morning. I can feel the aroma here…looks very tempting with idiyappam! Tomato kurma or thakkali kurma is an unbelievable tasty kurma that can be made in a jiffy! Though I have not brought the same recipe she told, the taste was amazing! If there is one fruit/vegetable I must always have in my pantry, thats tomato. It is so easy to make … Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Side dish Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook time: 20 mins | Makes: 1 cup. A good tomato thokku is probably the easiest thing to make since most of the cooking time is passive and you can go about your other work while the thokku gets cooked on the stove. Ingredients : 1/2 kg tomatoes minced; 1tsp methi/fenugreek seeds; 2tsps mustard Thokku is more like a pickle which stays good without refrigeration for two days. and yes even I like chettinaad cuisine!!! i always love this kurma.. looks gorgeous.. This tomato thokku is perfect for long travels. Heat the oil in a pan. Mix well and fry for two more minutes. Below is with idiyappam. Whenever there is a tomato season when tomatoes are available in abundant and cheap in the market, the first thing which comes to my mind is to make a Tomato Thokku. Thank you, I like all your recipes and i have tried so many… this one is my favorite with idiyappam…. Now add the onions and saute till transparent. Tried this kurma today for idli. I just tried to find out the receipe for Idly, can you post one. I love it with idiyapaam they taste so good. Thanks. Fry until it becomes soft. Serve with idiyappam / Chapathi/ Idli / Dosa. Add sambar powder and turmeric. Heat a kadai/heavy bottomed vessel with oil and when oil is hot add the tempering items followed by curry leaves,green chillies and onion. , Love this kurma…very perfect side for idlis…. Tomato thokku is made by cooking ripe tomatoes with oil and spices. I make this often, but will add a bit of masala powder.looks great. One amongst the two is this kurma. ?pls clear my doubt…, I tried it. 1. Fry till onion becomes slightly pinkish / transparent. Full video and step by step pictures. Add chopped tomatoes and required salt and keep sauteing,till it becomes  mushy. Onion tomato kotsu recipe Saravana bhavan ... - Raks Kitchen Tomato pickle | Thakkali oorugai recipe with full video in Tamil and step by step instructions. More over, a kurma will become a kurma only after we add a coconut based ground mixture to it!! Wash and soak basmati rice (or any cooking rice) for 10 mins. Wow tomato kurma sounds new to me.Will try. So posting a tomato Thokku the ‘Selvi’ way. Mixed with hot steamed rice, topped with a tsp of sesame seed oil, it tastes awesome. so delicious and so flavorful!!! Substitute some of the tomatoes with equal amount of Onions to make Tomato Onion Thokku; Substitute some of the tomatoes with peeled Garlic to make Tomato Garlic Thokku. Thank u. I tried this recipe as it is, it was great and my daughter who never eats spicy food loves it too, with Idly/Dosa/Chapati. lovely kurma..looks delicious and that idiyappam look so soft n fluffy too. Yumm!! usually i prepare this kind of kuruma with Brinjal for Vegetable Briyani ! Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), « Garam masala powder recipe (Homemade garam masala powder), CREAMY TOMATO PASTA | KIDS PASTA RECIPES ». Hello, Idly and the gravy looks so amazing. September 19, 2008 by Raks Anand 29 Comments /. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Filed Under: SIDE DISH FOR CHAPATI, SIDE DISH FOR IDLI / DOSA, I love tomato based curries and they go too well with Idiyappam and dosa.I follow a similar recipe for vegetable kurma.This one's easier with just onions and tomatoes.Btw,love how lovely your idiyappam looks:). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Once when she told me that she is from Chettinad, I was so thrilled. I got this recipe from my friend long time back. Looking forward for your post, can u tell me how to make kadapah as side dish for idli, I will soon try it out after I get the recipe from my MIL and then post it here,thanks. You can either grate the ginger or grind them together as I did. I am going to try tomm, i tried this dish yesterday. Before trying i had a doubt whether i would taste good without adding ginger and garlic but the taste was awesome without much ingredients and long process. Alternatively, mix it with rice to make an instant tomato rice. Hema, we dont usually add fennel in thengai chutney! my in-laws loved it. In a kadai,add oil and temper the items given above. Keep aside. Colour purely depends on the colour of the tomatoes, so use red ripe tomatoes and chilli powder if you want to get the colour as it is there in the first two updated pictures. ur idiyappam is amazing ! Mix well and add the required water to cook. Tomato thokku/ thakkali thokku recipe. thanks…. Pickle takes place rare in my kitchen as no one prefers it much. This versatile tomato thokku is a mix of tomatoes with south Indian pickling spices and oil.You can serve it in multiple ways. I kept appreciating the simplicity of the recipe and yet the whole house smelt so good of this kurma. Thokku means a spicy cooked pickle that looks more like a chutney. Cube cut tomatoes and finely chop the onions. Tamarind: The addition of Tamarind is only in cases when your tomatoes are not sour/tangy. Filed Under: GRAVIES, SIDE DISH FOR IDLI / DOSA, TIFFIN SAMBAR RECIPES. December 3, 2012 by Raks Anand 65 Comments /. Tried this today and it was seriously awesome… one of the next kurmas i have tasted! Thank you. Love to have this kurma simply with idlis, flavourful gravy. Beautiful clicks. tomato kurma looks sounds very yummy…great ccombo with idiyappams…looks very tempting…love ur clicks always.. i dont like fennel seeds.Can i substitute with poppy seeds? My real name is Rajeswari Vijayanand. Required fields are marked *. Hi raks, I tried this recipe today… came out super…..I like all your posts……really admire your effort in clicking those pics……thank you so much…….. Hi raks, I tried this recipe today….wow super….I like all your posts……really admire your effort in clicking those pics…..thank you so much……. Hi, I am Rajeswari Vijayanand, cook, author, photographer behind Raks Kitchen. Your email address will not be published. It is like a mandatory thing in our house. Tomatoes – 5 Red chilli powder – 2 tsp Sambar powder – 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Hi… Can we replace coconut with anything else as i am allergic to coconut Thanks. When there are abundant tomatoes at home or when tomatoes are inexpensive, apart from making tomato/thakkali thokku, tomato soup, tomato rice or tomato biryani, you can prepare this kurma for a change.It goes well with chapati, idiyappam, appam, … chettinad cusine has its unique and nice taste. Cuisine: South India Time Required: 20 Minutes. In the video and pictures I do not see the fried gram dahl? She was happy to share two simple recipes from her handwritten note recipe book from her mom. Very good side dish. This recipe is adapted from the delicious Thakkali Thokku or Tomato Thokku from Rak's Kitchen, the blog of the talented Rajeswari Vijayanand. It is served as an accompaniment with rice and also pairs well with dosas. It’s been quite a long time since I made Onion Tomato Thokku or travel thokku … I served the Godumai or the cracked wheat upma with this thokku. Quick and foolproof recipe…loved the taste! Cover with a lid. Boil water, put tomatoes and cover with lid. Can u pls tell me the size of the onion and tomatoes which u have used for 1 tsp of chilli powder??? I have already posted Tomato Thokku, Mango Thokku, Apple Thokku, and Gooseberry Thokku also. It has been almost 10+ years of blogging and I thought if you want to know more about me, I should introduce myself to you all… I am also like most of the house wives, who learnt cooking only after marriage... Read More, Copyright © 2007 - 2019 Raks Kitchen, All rights reserved. thats a nice side dish for idli and dosa and let me try it and tell u how it comes out!Visit my blog while u find time and join in the chicken event going in my blog! a tangy spicy condiment which can be served as a pickle. Tomato kurma or thakkali kurma is an unbelievable tasty kurma that can be made in a jiffy! I will try it today. Fry in medium flame for 5-6 minutes and then add 1/4 cup water and bring to boil.Simmer for few minutes to form a thick gravy consistency. ... raks ! It is usually very spicy and goes very well when mixed with hot Rice and Ghee. Thank you for trying and giving feed back S,glad that ur kid liked it . Hope u get it?! tonite i tried this one really good and easy dish..i added sambar powder + chilli powder.. Hi,more than the kurma…i am very eager to know how u made the flat hotel-like idiyappam (background), I used a bamboo mesh that my maami got from karaikudi. Made this today for chappathi…. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Transfer to serving bowl and enjoy with idly,dosa or rotis! I use them so extensively in my cooking, from rasams, chutneys to north Indian curries.