Tomato curry/ Thakkali masala is an easy side dish for Idli/dosas.
Tomatoes, chopped – 2 nos
Onion, chopped – 2 big
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves, chopped – 1 tbsp
Dry roast and grind
Chana dal – 2 tbsp
Red chillies – 5 nos
Coriander seeds – 1 1/2 tsp
Grated coconut – 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Dry roast chana dal, red chillies and coriander seeds. In a blender, add this dry roasted ingredients, grated coconut, turmeric powder and salt with little water into a fine paste and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds, add chopped onions and curry leaves. Saute well. When onion turns to golden brown colour, add chopped tomatoes. Saute well till tomatoes are mushy. Now add ground paste, required water and stir well. Allow it to boil for 10 to 15 minutes till the raw smell leaves and the curry gives the form of a thick gravy. Switch off the fire. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Serve hot with idli and dosa.
11 thoughts on “Tomato curry / Thakkali masala”
I love this tomato curry. Wish to have it with dosa
Truly tempting 🙂
Tempting and yummy tomato curry
Delicious chutney! Perfect with idli or dosa!
I love this with rice as well… love the way it looks…
Any time for this tomato curry and indeed, with rice, ahhh!! spectacular.
Beautiful presentation. A perfect chutney which will go well with everything. Yum Yum 🙂
Tomato curry looks too good with the idlis..
Curry looks inviting!
Looks very yummy!!
A very delicious and satisfying meal!