Tomato curry – Juicy tomatoes in a creamy curry

tomato curry

Gather the following ingredients:

  • 2 Large juicy tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/4 tsp of mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves, green chili
  • Salt, Chili powder, Mild curry powder and turmeric
  • Maggi coconut milk powder
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar


How to make : 

  • Chop tomatoes and onion
  • Heat up oil in a pan, crackle some mustard seeds
  • Add curry leaves and chopped onion
  • Fry until the onions are golden
  • Add salt, chili powder, a little curry powder, turmeric and continue stir frying
  • Add chopped tomatoes and a slit green chili.  Fry.
  • Pour water, about 1 and a 1/2 cup.  Mix all, cover and cook under medium flame
  • After 3-4 mins cooking , open the lid and mix 2 tbsp of Maggi coconut milk powder or fresh coconut milk-thick version.  Stir, cover and lower the flame
  • Cook under low flame about 3 mins until the gravy becomes thick and aromatic
  • Spread some crushed curry leaves on top
  • Sprinkle two pinches of brown sugar ( Adding sugar will beautifully balance the flavours)
  • Delicious with rotis, thosa, string hoppers, hoppers or with plain rice

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