Monday, September 15, 2008

Menthikura Tomato Curry


Menthikura (fenugreek leaves)-1cup
Mulakkada mukkalu (drumstick pieces)-6
Green chillies-4
Ginger-garlic paste-1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Salt-a tablespoon
Turmeric powder-1 teaspoon
Oil-2 tablespoons

For seasoning: Dry chilli pieces-4, mustard seeds-1 teaspoon, Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon and urad dal-1 teaspoon


1. Wash and cut the tomatoes into small pieces.
2. Cut the onions and green chillies.
3. Heat the oil in a vessel and add the dry chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal.
4. Fry them for a few seconds and add the cut onions, chillies and ginger-garlic paste.
5. Fry them until they become soft and add fresh fenugreek leaves, drumstick pieces.
6. Fry them for two minutes and add the cut tomatoes.
7. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and cook it on a medium flame after adding a cup of water.
8. Once the curry becomes thick, turn off the stove and serve it with hot rice.

Note: Adding more fenugreek leaves causes bitterness to the curry.


Bhawna said...

nice curry vijaya...


Should have a nice flavor for sure!!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Bhawna!

You are right, Raks Kitchen! Fenugreek leaves give nice flavour to the dish...

Bhawna said...

Hi vijaya ur tagged...:-)

Hima said...

That curry is looking so good vijaya.


lovely .. drumsticks N tomato wow nice flavours

Uma said...

oooh, looks so delicious.

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Bhawna!

Thank you Hima!

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Vegetable Platter!

Thank you Uma!

Menu Today said...

Hi Vijaya,
This curry is very new to me. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Daily Meals said...

Thank you Menu Today! My mother makes menthikura tomato and drumstick tomato curries separately...but I mixed three of them.