Monday, September 12, 2016

Tomato Dates Curry/Thakkali Enthapazham Curry

Tomato Dates Curry/Thakkali Enthapazham Curry

This is a sweet and sour curry made with tomato and dates. It can be served as a chutney or as a thodu curry for sadhya. It can be served along with pickles and pachadi. It is quick and can be made in a jiffy. Try this you will surely love it.

Tomato- 3 medium

Dates -8-10 seedless
Ginger- 2 tsp chopped
Onion- 1 small
Tamarind- small ball
Jaggery- 2 tsp (powdered)
Curry leaves- a few
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Chilly powder-11/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder- 1/8 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/3 tsp
salt to taste

Soak  dates for one hour. When it gets soft remove seeds and mash  with hands to into a pulp. Soak tamarind and also extract its pulp.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters and add chopped onion,ginger curry leaves. Saute till it turns golden brown.

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till it is soft. Next goes in turmeric powder,chilly powder, fenugreek powder, pepper powder,cumin powder, salt. Saute this for a minute and cover and cook for three minutes. Now add the dates pulp  and tamarind pulp. Cook for another three minutes and allow it to reduce and thicken. Finally add powdered jaggery and mix till well blended.

Try it,
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. This is something I would love! I have lost the count of bookmarks from your page, hehe... Saving this up too...

  2. tasty and delicious looking chutney. nice color.

  3. This is new to me, dates and tomatoes in a curry, bookmarked it..

  4. Chutney looks very yummy. Love this.

  5. Delicious and tempting curry...


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