Simple Onion-Tomato Side dish

Onion Tomato Thokku, Thakkali Vengayam Kulambu, Simple side dish

Ingredients:

  • Mustard seeds and Urad dal – 1/2 tspn
  • Curry leaves – 1 or 2 sprigs
  • Onion – 1½
  • Green Chili – 2 to 3
  • Tomato – 3
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tspn
  • Chili powder – 1/2 tspn
  • Salt -to taste
  • Oil – 1 or 2 tspn
  • Coriander leaves – few (optional)

Recipe:

  1. Chop Onion,Green chili and Tomato into small pieces.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds and Urad dal. Once it starts spluttering, add Curry leaves, Green Chili and Onion. Fry till they are golden brown.
  3. Add Tomatoes and fry till they become soft.
  4. Add Turmeric powder, Chili powder and Salt. Fry till the raw smell of masala goes.
  5. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water and bring the curry to boil once. Then reduce the heat to medium, Cover and Cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and garnish with Coriander leaves.

Goes well with: Chapathi, Rice, Idly

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