Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Tomato Kulambu (Thakkali Kulambu)

Thakkali Kulambu (Tomato Kulambu)

=> Quick and Easy Kulambu.
=> Suitable side dish for Idli, Rice, Pongal, Chappathi etc.
=> Tasty Kulambu without tamarind.
How to make this?

Needed items:

1. Red Onion - 2
2. Ripe Tomatoes - 3
3. Sambar Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
4. Salt to taste
5. Cooked Toor dal - 3/4 cup
6. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp

Grinding Items:
1. Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
2. Green Chilli - 1
3. Grated Coconut - 3 tsp
Fry the Coriander seeds and green chilli and Grind it with coconut.

Seasoning Items:
1. Mustard seeds
2. Fenugreek seeds
3. Jeera (Cumin seeds)
4. Curry leaves
5. Dry Red Chillies - 1 or 2
6. Oil - 2 1/2 tablespoons

1. Heat oil in a Kadai and season with Mustard, Cumin, Fenugreek, Curry leaves, Dry Red Chillies and fry the sliced Onion till brown.
2. Add Sambar powder, Turmeric powder and fry for 3 minutes in medium flame.
3. Add cubed Tomato pieces and fry once without breaking tomatoes.
4. Stir in Cooked dal, Grinded paste and Cook for 5 minutes in medium flame
5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Tomato Kulambu can be prepared in a Jiffy. Right or not ???


archana said...

Sounds like a quick fix curry, i can always have one more recipe for that,thanks a bunch.

sudhav said...

Nice recipe MT, will try soon...thanks for sharing.

Vineela said...

HI mm,
Yummy looking kuzhambu

Anonymous said...


Nice recipe. Very easy to make.
I had an off-topic question. How do you form different categories that is on you blog? Is it part of blogger settings or only specific to this template?

indosungod said...

this is a great dish for sambhar, I also sometimes make this with moong dal.

starry nights said...

Just stopped to say hello.you have a nice food blog here.

Priya said...

Nice recipe MT.

Btw , tried your mysore rasam. Very tasty and aromatic. Thank u for the recipe !

Menu Today said...

Hi Archana,Sudha,Vineela,ISG,SN
Thank u very much.
Hi Priya,
Thank u . I am very happy to know that u liked mysore Rasam.

Hi Sharadha,
Thank u very much for visiting my blog.
The "categories " is not part of blogger settings or of my template.
You can look at my source code and make suitable corrections to your template.

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