Sunday, November 14, 2010

TOMATO KURMA

This is a different kurma with less spices. It will be delicious as an accompaniment for aappam and idiyappam varieties.


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Ingredients:

Tomatoes [medium size]-4[chopped]
Onion-1[sliced]
Finely chopped coriander-2 tbsp
Mint- 10 leaves
Split green chillies-4
Bay leaves-2
Cardamom-2
Cinnamon-1 piece
Fennel seeds- half sp
Oil- 3 tbsp
Shredded coconut- a handful
Cashew nuts-10
Salt to taste

Procedure:

Pour the oil in a pan and heat it.
Add the cardamoms, cinnamon, bay leaves and the fennel seeds.
When they start to splutter add the onion with the green chilies and fry them for a few minutes.
Add the tomatoes with the greens and cook them until they are mashed to a paste well and the oil floats on the surface.
Grind the coconut with the cashew nuts to a fine paste and add this to the tomato mixture.
Add enough salt and water and boil them for a few minutes up to desired consistency.
The delicious tomato kuruma is ready now!

12 comments:

  1. kurma colour is really lovely.superb.

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  2. Fantastic side dish for idlies and rotis..

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  3. Tempting Kurma...Love this with idly....

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  4. Very different and delicious, thanks for sharing..

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  5. yummy side dish for idli and roti ,Addition of mint will enhance the flavour

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  6. Thanks a lot for the nice comment Asiya!

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  7. Thank you very much for the lovely comment Priya!

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  8. Thanks a lot for the nice appreciation Treat and Trick!

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  9. Thanks a lot for the lovely comment Jayashri!

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