Tomato kurma recipe | Thakkali kurma recipe | Tiffin kurma recipe


Tomato Kurma for rice is Delicious and Super Easy Tomato(Thakkali Kurma) Kurma Recipe with Coconut. Tomato Kurma Recipe in Tamil is well explained detailed in Tamil Youtube Video. Simple and Flavorful Kurma that can be paired with Hot steaming rice, Idli, or Dosa. Vellai Kondakkadai Kurma recipe which is posted earlier is good to have with Chapati or any type of Indian Bread.

The coconut paste is also added in it to enhance the flavors. Feeling Bored of making the same old Sambar and Rasam do try this unique and Delicious Tomato Kurma recipe. some tips, suggestions, and variations for a perfect and flavored Easy Tomato Kurma recipe.

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Tomato kurma recipe | Thakkali kurma recipe | Tiffin kurma recipe

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 25 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


To prepare masala paste

To prepare Kurma preparation


  1. First prepare the masala paste for that take a Blender jar.

  2. Add Onion, tomato, coconut, cashew nus, poppy seeds, Green chilies, Ginger , Garlic and fennel seeds.

  3. Now grind it like a fine paste using little water

  4. Heat the kadai with  Oil.

  5. Tempering with cinnamon, clove, cardamom, bay leaf, fennel seeds & curry leaves.

  6. Once everything is splutters add chopped onion, sauté until it turs transparent.

  7. Once onion is cooked well add tomatoes also add required salt, sauté it until its mushy

  8. Now add turmeric powder, chili powder & coriander powder.

  9. Sauté it in medium flame until raw smell goes off.

  10. Once raw smell goes add grounded masala paste with 5-6 cup water.

  11. Cook the kurma about 8-10 minibus in medium flame until onion ginger garlic raw smell goes off.

  12. After 10 minutes add chopped coriander leaves then switch off the flame.

  13. Yummy & tasty Kurma is ready to serve, serve with hot Idli dosa & other tiffin verities.


  • Adjust green chili & chili powder on you chili taste.
  • instead of raw onion tomato masala you can sauté well then make a masala paste ,that taste also good.
  • you can skip the poppy seeds the kurma taste will be good.
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