Thakali Kara Kuzhambu | Tomato Curry | Thakali CurryThakali Kara Kuzhambu is a tasty South Indian dish a typical Tamilnadu style curry for Rice. I made this for todays lunch and am planning to try more Kuzhambu varities. The Thakali Kara Kuzhambu was paired with Cabbage Poriyall and Rice along with papad.
Tomato- 5Onion- 1 Garlic- 20 podsRed Chilly- 2Chilly Powder- 1 tspSambar Powder- 1 tspSalt- as per tasteTurmeric Powder- 1/2 tspAsofetida- 1/2 tspTamarind- 1 medium ballMustard- 1 tspOil- 2 tbspWater- 200 ml + 100 ml
Finely chop onion, garlic, tomato.Soak tamarind in 200 ml warm water.Heat oil in a kadai.Add mustard and let it crackle.Add onion and garlic and fry well till onion is crisp and garlic is well roasted.Add tomato, salt and cook till tomato is well cooked and mashed up.Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, sambhar powder and add 100 ml water and cook for 2 minutes.Add tamarind extract by well mashing the tamarind in the soaked water.Let it boil for 2 more minutes.Put off flame and transfer to serving bowl.Serve hot with rice and cabbage poriyal.