Dahi Tamatar Kadi - Yogurt Curry withTomatoes
Recipe type: meals, curries, vegetarian
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5 to 6 people
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon black gram spilt without skin (urad dal)
  • 1 teaspoon asofoetida (hing)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed (rai)
  • 12 to 15 curry leaves
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1.5 inch ginger chopped finely
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 2 tomatoes chopped and pureed
  • 150 ml yogurt (dahi)
  • 1.5 tablespoon gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon organic turmeric powder or any turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon organic sugar or any plain sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red chili powder
  • 3 to 4 dried red kashmiri chilies
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 4 to 5 kokam
  • black salt Or salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly keep all the ingredients handy.
  2. Chop tomatoes and blend into a processor until smooth puree is formed. Keep it aside.
  3. Separately grind yogurt + gram flour until they blend well.
  4. Add some turmeric powder and red chili powder to the yogurt + flour mixture.
  5. Take another wok Or vessel add oil. Once oil is hot add dried red chilies, urad dal, mustard seeds, half of curry leaves and asofoetida (hing).
  6. Once is starts spluttering add cumin seed, fennel seed, green chili, sugar and chopped ginger. Saute for a minute on medium heat.
  7. Gently add the yogurt + flour paste. Stir all nicely.
  8. It's time to add the tomato puree. Give a nice stir.
  9. Put kokams and simmer for 7 to 8 mins. Keep stirring and place on low heat else the curry might spill over. Once it starts bubbling add black salt Or salt. Also add a few chopped coriander leaves and rest of curry leaves.
  10. Cook for 2 mins more check the consistency if you want it more thin add water. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Add water as per consistency required.Serve hot with rice.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/dahi-kadi/