Thakkali Moru Curry / Tomato Pulissery


2-3 tomatoes/ thakkali , cubed
1 cup grated coconut
1 1/2 -2 cups yoghurt, beaten
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
3 green chillies
2 shallots
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
2-3 dry red chillies
few curry leaves
salt to taste


  1. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, shallots, 2 green chillies and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder to a smooth paste adding little water. Keep it aside.
  2. In a pan, add tomatoes, 1 slit green chilli, chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, few curry leaves and salt and cook at medium-low flame adding about 1- 1 1/2 cups of water.
  3. When cooked, add the ground coconut paste, mix well and cook for few minutes at low flame.
  4. Reduce the heat and add the beaten yoghurt , mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Don’t allow to boil. Switch off the flame.
  5. Heat oil in a small pan and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  6. Add  dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry.
  7. Pour this seasoning over the curry and close the lid… Serve with rice…


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