Thakkaali (Tomato) Kuzhambu Written by Kamala Updated on December 31, 2022 in Kuzhambu Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThis tomato kuzhambu is made with tomato and onion. It is usually served with rice. Pin Print Thakkaali (Tomato) Kuzhambu 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: KuzhambuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy Servings5servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time20minutes This tomato kuzhambu is made with tomato and onion. It is usually served with rice. Ingredients Tomato – 4 Nos (medium size) Onion – Big 1 Garlic flakes – 4 Nos Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon Khus Khus – 1 teaspoon Cashew Nuts – 4 Nos Tamarind – a small lemon size Sambar Powder – 1 tablespoon Turmeric Powder – a pinch Oil – 4 tablespoons Mustard – ½ teaspoon Jeera – 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds – ½ teaspoon Curry leaves – few Salt – 2 teaspoon or as per taste Directions Cut the tomatoes into medium size pieces and fry it in a teaspoon of oil for 3 minutes. Cool it and grind it to a fine paste.Chop the onion finely.Fry half of the onion, garlic, coconut, khus khus and cashew nuts in a teaspoon of oil and grind it to a fine paste.Soak tamarind in water and squeeze out the juice. The tamarind water should be one to one and half cup.In a pan pour the remaining oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up add jeera and fenugreek. Fry till the fenugreek turn light brown. (Do not over fry). Add chopped onion, curry leaves and fry till onion becomes transparent. Then add coconut paste and fry for a while. Add tomato paste, sambar powder, turmeric powder and fry till oil separates. Now add the tamarind juice and salt. Stir well and allow to cook in the medium heat for four to five minutes. Notes Number of Tomatoes given in this recipe are ordinary medium size tomatoes. If you are using big size, then you can reduce the quantity to 2.