Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tiffin kurma (1)

Ingredients:

Tomatoes - 3 to 4 chopped fine

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Salt

Oil - 1 tsp

To grind to a fine paste:

Coconut - 1 cup

Roasted gram dhal - 3/4 cup

Cinnamon (pattai) - 1"

Cloves(Kirambhu) - 4

Khus Khus - 1 tsp

Sombhu - 2 tsp


Poppy seeds - 1 tsp

To temper:

Small onions - 7 to 8 chopped

Green chillies - 4 chopped fine

Curry leaves - few

Method:

Heat oil in a vessel and temper the given ingredients.

Add tomatoes and saute well.

Add turmeric powder, salt and the ground paste with enough water to the desired consistency..

Make it as a thin gravy.

When it is about to froth, switch off.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

 

Very well suited for dosas, idlis.. and lip smacking too.

Variation:

If you didn't like the raw smell of the gravy, you can make it to boil for 5 - 7 minutes and can serve.




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