Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu Recipe

Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu Recipe
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Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu is a typical Chettinad recipie that is made with lots of tomatoes. It is generally served as a main dish and is relished by all with rice. This dish garnished with cashew nuts and coriander is so delicious that you tend to always over eat.
Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 5
  • 1 cup Tamarind juice
  • 4 Tomatoes (1 chopped)
  • 5 Red Chilies
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 Onion
  • 5 flakes Garlic
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 6 Cashew Nuts
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves, chopped (to garnish)
  • Oil, as required
  • Salt, to taste
How to make Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu:
  • Take a pan, heat oil in it and then fry tomatoes (leaving one) in it for 3 minutes. Grind the tomatoes and keep it aside.
  • Now, heat the pan with oil and put cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, coconut, red chili and coriander seeds in it and fry.
  • Now, add ½ chopped onion, garlic and cashew nuts and fry it again.
  • Grind these fried ingredients with water to make paste.
  • Heat the pan again and put remaining onion and tomato in it and fry it till onion is golden in color.
  • Add grinded onion- cashew nut paste in it and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Now, put ground tomato in it and cook till the oil starts to separate.
  • Put tamarind juice and salt in it and cook it on medium heat for around 4 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with lunch.

Reviews and Ratings:
Suganya posted 18/05/2013
Yesterday i tried this wow really super taste thx to indobase.