Saturday, December 31, 2011

Tomato Kurma-Happy 2012

 This post is special because its the end of the year post. Here's to new beginnings, I will be relocating to Singapore, I hope things work out well for me. I'm surprised I'm saying this but I'm going to miss Chennai terribly. Here's wishing all my readers and friends a happy and prosperous 2012. A big thank you to all Chennai bloggers, you guys are amazing. This side dish has always perked up my breakfast. It tastes amazing with idly and dosa. Check out the recipe.


Tomatoes-6( big)
Ginger-Half an inch
Garlic-10 pods
Fennel seeds-1 tsp
Cinnamon-3 sticks
Coconut-3/4 cup (big coconut)
Chili powder-3/4 tsp
Dhania powder-11/2 tsp
Turmeric-1/4 spoon
Jeera-1 tsp
Bay leaf-1 
Curry leaves-a sprig
Coriander leaves-a handful
Oil-1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method- Take oil in a pan. Fry the cinnamon and clove, add onions and tomatoes garlic,ginger and curry leaves. Add in the powders too(chili,turmeric and dhania). Let this cool. Take coconut and grind fennel seeds along with it. Add the fried ingredients to this. You can also add coriander and curry leaves to this mixture. Make a nice paste. Now add jeera and bay leaf to the remaining oil in the pan. Add the ground ingredients.Add required salt.Allow this mixture to boil well till this mixture reaches a thick consistency .Garnish with coriander leaves. Have a super breakfast.Happy New Year once again. 


  1. I am bookmarking this shal!!!Nice to see ur post after a long time:-)
    Wish u a very happy new year

  2. happy holidays
    delicious looking dish looks wonderful

  3. Eeeer...No..I hate this relocating..We will miss u a lot...Anyhow Enjoy and Stay Connected...

  4. Wish u a very happy new year .Have a gr8 life in singapore.I bookmarked this kurma. will try for sure :)

  5. lovely picture and such an inviting dish..i m hungry dear

  6. This surely is a spicy side dish to go with most of the south indian breakfast varieties

  7. i love the recipe and pic is so tempting

  8. It sure is a scintillating side for breakfast...
    A very Happy New Year !! and hope New year brings loads of good store with relocation..


  9. Happy re locating, and a Happy New Year.
    We will always be connected through blogs.
    Keep in touch. Wish you the very best.

  10. It is a yummy recipe Shalini!
    Hope you are settling down well and wish you again the very best!

  11. delicious looking flavourful fabulously done

  12. I am craving for some dosas with this one :)

  13. All the best with the move ! Hope you are getting to know and enjoying singapore !

  14. Nice korma, God bless you more of prosperities ahead. Wish u a happy life at Singapore

  15. Hey Shal!! Looong time!! How are u? hope all's well and that you are having a great time in Singapore! :) Do take care and stay in touch!

  16. Very creamy, flavour rich and yum....

  17. How lovely your photography is
    Cheers from Bangalore, India

  18. Very nice pictures and looks very yummy

  19. Hope you are enjoying your new home, is loads of best wishes for a happy 2013 for you and yours!

  20. Awesome and delicious looking tomato kurma.


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