Pacha Thakkali Curry / Green Tomato Curry

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Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Green tomato – 3 – 4, cut into medium pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Green chilies – 1 – 2, slit

Curry leaves – A few

Salt – To taste

2. Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1/8 tsp

Shallots – 2 small

3. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves – A few

Shallots – 3, sliced

Method

1. Grind coconut with turmeric powder, cumin seeds and shallots to a fine paste.

2. Cook covered the ingredients numbered 1 for about 8 – 12 minutes over medium heat until the green tomatoes turn soft. Add ground coconut mixture. Mix well. If the gravy is very thick, add 1/2 cup hot water. Cook over low heat for a few minutes. Switch off.

3.  Heat oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry curry leaves and shallots. Switch off when the shallots turn golden. Pour this over the curry. Keep covered for 10 minutes. Serve with rice.

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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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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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