Kerala Style Tomato Curry -Side Dish For Rice, Appam Recipe

Kerala Style Tomato Curry is a tangy and flavorful side dish that pairs well with rice or appam. This traditional South Indian curry is made with ripe tomatoes, coconut, and a blend of aromatic spices. The tomatoes are cooked until soft and then simmered in a coconut-based gravy, resulting in a delicious and comforting curry. The combination of tangy tomatoes, creamy coconut, and fragrant spices makes this dish a favorite among Kerala cuisine lovers.

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Ingredients for Kerala Style Tomato Curry -Side Dish For Rice, Appam Recipe

  • 1.33 Ripe Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.33 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.67 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.67 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.67 Dried Red Chilies
  • 0.17 cup Grated Coconut
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • 0.33 cup Water
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kerala Style Tomato Curry -side Dish For Rice, Appam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 5.In a blender, grind coconut, cumin seeds, and fennel seeds to a smooth paste.
  • STEP 6.Add the coconut paste to the cooked tomatoes and mix well.
  • STEP 7.Add water and simmer the curry for 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or appam.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose ripe and juicy tomatoes for the best flavor.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of coconut milk to the curry.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover tomato curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the tomato curry as a side dish with steamed rice, appam, or dosa.
Nutrition
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294
calories per serving
27 g Fat4 g Protein8 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    35mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1314mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    66mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    43mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    71mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    79mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp