22 March, 2011

Thakkali Kulambu /Tomato Coconut Curry(For Idli -Dosai)

With Egg Dosai this Kulambu will go very nice.Even with chapathi too..

  1. Onion-1/2 cup (Chopped (R) stripped)
  2. Tomato-1 small(Chopped)
  3. Mustard-1 teaspoon
  4. Chana dal-1 teaspoon
  5. Curry leaves/Cilantro-Few
  6. Salt/Turmeric
  7. Oil

To Grind:

  1. Coconut-1/4 cup
  2. Tomato-1
  3. Cinamon-1 small piece
  4. Cloves-2
  5. Red Chilly-2
  6. Fennal seeds-1 teaspoon
  7. Potukadali (Daliya)- 2 table spoon


  1. Heat oil in pan,splutter mustard.
  2. Roast channa dal,curry leaves & add onion and fry till cums transparent.
  3. Then add chopped tomato,fry gets mushy.add pinch of turmeric.
  4. Now add grounded Mixture and enough water and close the lid and cook for 3-4 min.In between give a mix one time.
  5.  Check salt and adjust gravy with water.
  6. Once raw smell goes,garnish with cilantro.
  7. Ready to serve with hot dosa..Idlies.


If u making more Kulambu add little more Potukadali(Daliya) alone.if u add more  the Kulambu will turn very thick.


  1. wow very creamy look.chutney is perfect with dosa and idli.

  2. nice combo....i like tomato kuzhambu for idly...its luking perfect


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