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Coconut Based Tomato Curry Recipe

Coconut Based Tomato Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 4 - tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 - onion, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp -red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - powdered dried shrimp
  • To be ground:
  • 3/4 cup - grated Coconut
  • 2 - Shallots
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1/2 - Ginger piece
  • For tempering:
  • 3 tsp - oil
  • 2 sprigs - Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 3 - shallots, thinly sliced
  • How to Make Coconut Based Tomato Curry:

    1. Grind all ingredients with water till you get a very fine paste.
    2. Heat an earthen pot or a pan of your choice and put oil in it.
    3. Once heated, add the sliced onions and saute till they are translucent.
    4. Put in the tomatoes and stir till the tomatoes slightly soften.
    5. Add the turmeric and chilli powder and mix well for a minute.
    6. Add the ground paste and stir well.
    7. Adjust the consistency by adding water.
    8. Once it comes to a boil, add the shrimp powder, stir and turn off the heat.
    9. In another pan, heat the oil and add mustard seeds.
    10. Once it splutters, add the curry leaves and the shallots and mix till the shallots turn slightly brown in colour.
    11. Turn off the heat and then add it to the curry.
    12. Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections


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