Tomato Curry Recipe

tomato curry recipe

Tomato curry recipe comes to mind first when you want to prepare a curry easily and in less time. Tomato and onion curry is a tasty dish that serves as a side dish for a number of Indian vegetarian food. It ranges from chapati to dosa, poori to rice.

A pleasant note about the tomato curry recipe is that it needs just the common ingredients.

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Servings: 2-3


1. Onion, 2, medium size
2. Tomato, 2-3, medium size

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3. Oil 2 teaspoons
4. Green chili 1
5. Mustard 1/4 teaspoon
6. Channa dal 1/2 teaspoon
7. Urad dal 1/2 teaspoon
8. Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon
9. Red chili Powder 1 teaspoon
10. Coriander Powder 1 teaspoon
11. Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon

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12. Salt to taste
13. Coconut gratings 1 tablespoon (optional)
14. Coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make Tomato Curry?

1. Chop onions, tomatoes and green chillies and keep each of these separately.
2. Heat oil in a vessel.
3. Add mustard seeds when oil is hot.

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4. Add channa dal, urad dal, and cumin seeds when the mustard seeds start to splutter.

Fry till the dal turns golden brown.

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5. Add chopped onions and green chillies.

Fry till the onions becoms soft

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6. Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.

Mix for two minutes.

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7. Add 1/4 cup of water.

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8. Cover with a plate and cook till the tomatoes become soft.
9. Remove the plate and add coconut gratings and simmer for two minutes.

If the curry is thick, add little water and cook till the curry simmers.

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10. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Tomato curry is ready.

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TIPS Tomato Curry Recipe
1. If you prefer tomato curry with a sweet tinge, add 1/2 teaspoon of sugar or a small piece of jaggery while cooking.