Easy Tomato Moru Curry / Thakkali Moru Curry

Thakkali moru curry

Thakkali Moru Curry / Tomato Moru Curry

Ingredients (Serves 6 – 8)

1. Yoghurt – 2 – 2.5 cups, beaten

2. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

3. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilly – 1 – 2, broken

    Fenugreek seeds – 1 pinch

4. Onion – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced or  finely chopped

5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

6. Tomato – 2 medium, sliced or chopped

    Green chilies – 2 – 3, slit

    Curry leaves – 1 sprig

7. Salt – To taste


Heat oil in a cheena chatti / deep pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilly and fenugreek seeds. When fenugreek seeds turn reddish, add sliced onions and saute for about 3 minutes until they slightly change color. Next add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and mix well. Add sliced tomatoes, green chilies, curry leaves and cook for 4 – 5 minutes until tomato is cooked and starts turning mushy. Bring down the heat. Add in the beaten yoghurt, enough salt and stir continuously until it is heated through, about 1 – 2 minutes (do not boil). Its simple and delicious! Serve with rice and any side-dish.

Recipe Courtesy – Manju Jyothish

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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