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Easy Tomato Curry (Thakkali Curry)

Easy Tomato Curry (Thakkali Curry)

Easy Tomato Curry (Thakkali Curry) is one of the easiest vegetarian dishes to prepare. This Easy thakkali curry is a great dish, simple and delicious, that can be prepared even by bachelors. This is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared with minimum ingredients. When no fresh veggies are around, easy tomato curry comes in handy that can be enjoyed with steamed rice, chappathy or even poori. The tanginess of the tomatoes gets balanced with the subtle sweet flavor of the ground coconut gravy. Easy tomato curry requires no garam masala, no ginger garlic, yet the dish is finger licking. Tomatoes are healthy and nutritious. Easy tomato curry is light on the stomach and even kids enjoy the taste. Branded as a traditional dish, easy tomato curry can be included in your daily menu. Easy tomato curry is well illustrated in a simple manner.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • 3 nos Tomato Thakkali
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Grated Coconut
  • 2 nos Shallots Kunjulli
  • 2 tsp Coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 10 leaves Curry leaves


  • For preparing Thakkali Curry, first place tomatoes in a vessel along with turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and required water.
  • Boil and cook on a low flame for about 3 - 4 mins or until the tomatoes get mashed well.
  • Meanwhile, grind together coconut and small onions along with 1/2 cup of water.
  • Add it to the tomato gravy.
  • Allow the tomato curry to boil for 2 mins.
  • Heat oil in a small pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add curry leaves and saute for a while.
  • Pour it into the tomato gravy and mix well.
  • Tomato Curry is ready. The tanginess and spiciness of the dish can be increased as per individual tastes.
  • :- Serve Tomato Curry with chapathy or rice. Enjoy the dish.


You can visit this easy to prepare dish Tomato Curry. You can also visit this link Thakkali Ulli Chammanthi  for a great side dish with fresh tomatoes .
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