Tomato Korma or Thakkali Kurma (as we call it in one of the Indian languages) tastes very delicious with any type or idli or dosa.


To grind:
Coconut - 1cup
Chick peas - 1 tbsp
Cinnamon - 1" inch
Clove -2
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Fennel Seeds - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
Pepper Corns - 1tsp
Red Chillies - 4
Cilantro - a bunch
Poppy Seeds - 1 tsp

To fry:
Onion - 2 cup chopped
Tomatoes - 3 cups crushed
Mustard Seeds - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Asafotida/Hing - 1 pinch (optional)
Curry leaves - 10

Grind all the mentioned (To grind) ingredients to fine paste using enough water and keep aside.
heat pan with little oil, add mustard seeds,Curry leaves, onion, hing, turmeric and fry for 5 mins. Add the chopped or crushed tomatoes and allow to boil.
Add salt, 1 cup water and the ground paste in to the boiling gravy. Let it cook in low heat for 15 mins ans turn off the heat and garnish with cilantro.
Serve with idli or lentil pancake or Dosa.

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