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Nadan Thakkali Curry | Kerala Style Tomato Curry

Nadan Thakkali Curry

nadan thakkali curry with rice

Kerala Style Tomato Curry.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4 to 5

Ingredients:

  1. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  2. Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  3. Green chilies ,sliced – 2 ( or according to taste)
  4. Onion ,chopped- 1 small
  5. Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
  6. Kashmiri chili powder -1/2 tsp
  7. Tomato,chopped -4 to 5 medium
  8. Water – as required
  9. Salt- to taste
  10. Oil – as required

For coconut paste:

  1. Grated coconut – 1 cup
  2. Cumin seeds- 2 pinch
  3. Shallots – 2
  4. Water – as required

Instructions:

  • In a blender combine together grated coconut,cumin seeds , shallots and sufficient quantity of water to form a smooth paste.Keep aside until required.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Next add curry leaves,green chilies and onion.Saute for about a minute.
  • Next add turmeric powder and Kashmiri chili powder.Mix well and add the tomatoes.
  • Add sufficient quantity of water ( about 1.5 cups),cover and cook until done, for about 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Next add the prepared coconut paste ,salt to taste(add more hot water to adjust the consistency)and mix well.Bring it to a boil and switch off the stove.Serve with rice.

NOTES

  • Adjust the quantity of green chilies according to your taste.
  • I halved the recipe ,as you can see in the step by step pictures.
  • This tomato curry tends to get thick when it cools down,so adjust the quantity of water accordingly.
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12 Comments

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    Unknown
    May 25, 2015 at 6:10 am

    simple and tasty

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    NIBIN N N
    October 17, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    That was superb

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    joysblogg
    January 23, 2016 at 8:37 am

    good

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    Unknown
    January 10, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    Thank u

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    Unknown
    January 10, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    Thank u

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    Unknown
    March 23, 2017 at 6:36 am

    good

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    Unknown
    December 16, 2017 at 8:33 am

    Good

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    reshma happy
    May 23, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    👍👍

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    Asha
    July 31, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Nice

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    Asha
    July 31, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Nice

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    Hilda Mathai
    October 5, 2019 at 5:45 am

    Great

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    Betty Oommen
    June 28, 2020 at 7:01 pm

    Did today. Came out good. Thank you for the simple but tasty recipe.

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