Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, June 4, 2012

Onion Tomato Masala - Thakkali Masala

                                 Thakkali Masal is a  authentic gravy.  It serves as a very good combination for  Dosa,Chapathi,idli  and Appam.It is a multipurpose gravy.This is a Easy and simple  recipe.This recipe is prepared at jiffy.Tomatoes are powerful blood purifiers. They have anti oxidant properties as they are high sources of vitamin C and vitamin A. Now we learn how to make simple tomato Masala Gravy.

Tomato Gravy

Onion - 2 ( big).[chopped]                                    
Tomato - 2.[chopped]
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 5.
cilantro - 1 tbsp.
oil- to fry.
To Grind

Roasted Channa Dal - 2 tbsp.
Red Chillies -   5 - 6.
Coriander seeds - 1+ 1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.
 salt - needed.
coconut - 3 tbsp.

Grind everything  in a blender or mixie, as such with little water into a fine paste and keep it aside.


  • Heat the oil , add Mustard seeds when it crackle add onions, add curry leaves saute well till onions turns golden brown colour,add tomatoes,saute well till tomatoes are mushy.
  • Then add this  ground paste  and add needed water according to consistency. stir well.
  • Allow it to boil for 10 to 15 min, till the raw smell goes,and comes in the form of gravy.
  • Finally garnish with  fresh cilantro.
  • it Goes very well with chapati,roti,idli, Appam, and dosa.


Unknown said...

Thanks for tasty side dish

Unknown said...

Very tasty dish