Ripe Tomato(Nannayi Pazhutha Thakkali)-4
Tamarind (valampuli)-lemon sized (Naranga Valuppam)
Turmeric powder(Manjal podi)-1/4tsp
Dry red chilli-1
Grated Coconut -3tbsp
Cumin seeds(nalla jeerakam)-1/2tsp
Gram dal(kadala parippu)-1tsp
Dry Red chilli-2
Grated Jaggery(sharkkara)- 2tsp
Roast all the ingredients and Grind to a fine paste by adding water ..Keep aside
Soak tamarind and keep aside ..
Mash tomato well with a fork or spoon and keep aside ..
Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard seeds ,fenu greek seeds ,dry red chilli and few curry leaves …
Then add onion slices along with salt and sauté till onion become translucent ..
Then add mashed tomato and stir well .. Close the kadai and cook well stirring occasionally …
Open the lid and cook the tomato till the raw smell goes..
Mash well again all the tomatoes and onion well..
Now add turmeric powder and sauté for few seconds ..
Then add tamarind water and cook until the raw smell goes in medium flame…
After that add the grounded paste and mix well with the curry… Add 2 cup of hot water and jaggery.
Cook till medium consistency reaches… It will become thick once its cool,so don’t make it too thick in the beginning itself..
Check the salt adjust if needed…
So the yummy tangy spicy thakkali kuzhambu is ready ..
Serve with white rice ,idly etc….
Recipe Courtesy: premas cook.com