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Thakkali Vattichathu ! (Tomato Masala)

Ingredients

3 medium sized tomatoes,sliced
1 onion chopped
1 green chilly chopped
1 tsp chilly powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 sprig curry leaves
1 tbsp oil
salt

To grind into coarse paste

3/4 cup grated coconut
3 cloves of garlic
1 tsp  fennel seeds
1/2 cup water

Method

Heat oil in a medium skillet and splutter mustard seeds.Add the chopped onion and green chilly and fry till the onions turn light brown.Add the sliced tomatoes,chilly and turmeric powders.Fry till the raw smell disappears.Tomatoes are to release water.Add salt.When the tomatoes are cooked,add the ground coconut along with water and bring to a boil.Add curry leaves and simmer till the curry thickens and oil clears on top.Serve with rice/chapathi.

*Recipe Source-Ummi Abdulla

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17 comments on “Thakkali Vattichathu ! (Tomato Masala)

  1. Krithi's Kitchen
    May 19, 2011

    Delicious tomato masala.. loving it..
    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

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  2. Absolutely love this, specially the addition of ground coconut paste.

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  3. Priya
    May 19, 2011

    Slurp, mouthwatering here, delicious tomato masala..

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  4. julie
    May 19, 2011

    simple luscious tomato masala..I too prepare it in the same way!!

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  5. Swathi
    May 19, 2011

    Thakkali vattichathu adipoli. Try cheythu nokkanam. I have some tomato in my hand.

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  6. JishasKitchen
    May 19, 2011

    ethu adipoli aanallo…looks so tempting and delicious…loved it..:)

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  7. Sobha Shyam
    May 19, 2011

    Tomato masala looks delicious..liked it a lot..

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  8. An Open Book
    May 19, 2011

    u know what i love 2 have this with dosa:)

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  9. Suja
    May 19, 2011

    Kollamalo ee curry,really mouthwatering.

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  10. R
    May 19, 2011

    looks so delicious! looks really versatile too.

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  11. SouthIndianHome
    May 20, 2011

    Looks delicious and yummy
    South Indian Recipes

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  12. Now Serving
    May 20, 2011

    I love this as a side with a bunch of things, Idlis, dosais, chappatis, rice— the possibilites – so how about send me a jar of it :))) Just kidding! fabulous dear!

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  13. aipi
    May 20, 2011

    I am positive it will work as a great dip too ~ a great blend of ingredients!
    US Masala

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  14. Suparna
    May 20, 2011

    like aipi said, it's a versatile masala..can go well with many dishes…even as a sanwich spread 😛

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  15. cook from doha
    May 20, 2011

    adipoli………easy nd yummy…….

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  16. Nandini
    May 20, 2011

    This is very yummy and awesome! So scrumptious…

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  17. Vardhini
    May 23, 2011

    Tomato curry looks so delicious.

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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This entry was posted on May 19, 2011 by in kerala food, Ummi Abdulla, veg curry.

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