Kunjulli Thakkali Curry


Kunjulli Thakkali Curry

Thakkali curry or Tomato curry is a Nadan Kerala preparation, which is often prepared at every home in Kerala. A very easy preparation of tomato that goes well with rice/chappati.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok or kadai and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the diced shallots and saute till translucent.
  • Add tomatoes, green chillies and curry leaves. Cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes are soft and cooked.
  • Mash the tomatoes well and stir in 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilly powder, 1/2 tsp garam masala powder and some salt.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to a boil on medium flame.
  • Reduce heat and add the thin coconut milk, stirring continuosly.
  • Remove from stove after 2 minutes and serve with rice.
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