Tomato Kulambu/Thakkali Kulambu recipe

tomato kulambu..

Tomato kulambu is made with just two vegetables tomatoes and onions,when i run out of vegetables i immediately make Tomato kulambu for breakfast and lunch.The speciality of this kulambu is mainly its tangy taste which makes it go well with Idly,Chapathi and Steamed rice.


1 onion (cut into thin strips)

7 tomatoes (chopped)

7 shallots (grinded to paste)

1 green chilly (slit)

1 sprig of curry leaves

2 cups of coconut milk

2 tsp sambar powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp chilli powder

1 tbsp oil

Salt to taste


Heat oil in a pan/deep bottomed vessel,add the green chilli and curry leaves.Then add the onions and saute until they become transparent,now add the chopped tomatoes and saute for 10-15 mins in medium flame until they become soft and mushy.
cook tomatoes
Add the onion paste.
onion paste
Add the coconut milk.
coconut milk.
Now add the turmeric powder,chilli powder,sambar powder,salt and bring to boil.
sambar &chilli powder
When it starts to boil simmer to low flame and cook for 10 mins.
When the Tomato kulambu is ready,the oil starts to separate.
oil separates
Serve the Tomato kulambu/Thakkali kulambu hot with Steamed rice,Idly or Chapathi.
tomato kulambu.,


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