This is my MIL’s dish and I love it to death..but sadly, I simply cant make it as good as her.
Fennel seeds-1 tea spoon
Mustard seeds-1 tea spoon
Curry leaves- a few
Turmeric powder- 1 tea spoon
Chilli powder-2 tea spoon
Split chick peas ( pottu kadalai)-1-2 table spoon
Oil-2 table spoon
Water- to cook the tomatoes
1.Chop the tomatoes.Set aside.
2.Heat oil in a kadai, splutter fennel seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves.Add chopped tomatoes and fry for a couple of minutes.
3.Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and water and close it with a lid and cook on low flame until the tomatoes are mushy.
4.Meanwhile, grind together split chickpeas,green chillies together adding little water to form a smooth paste.
5.Pour the ground mixture into the mushy tomatoes and stir well. Add salt and cook for 1-2 minutes until it all blends together.Add water to get the desired kuruma consistency. Serve with idli/ dosa/chappathi/poori.
Padma of Padmasrecipes has given me the “Kreativ Blogger award”.I dont know if I deserve this one, because from the various blogs that I read everyday, I know there are plenty of people who are way better than me. Padma, thank you for thinking of me and am honoured.
The Kreativ Blogger award comes with some rules:-
1. You must thank the person who has given you the award.
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link to the person who has nominated you for the award.
4. Name 7 things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate 7 other Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the 7 blogs you nominate.
7. Leave a comment on which of the blogs to let them know they have been nominated
Pheww, I am done with it.Oops, no am not. Now on to the 7 things about me
1.I have always wanted to do something with food- right from school days..I still remember telling my cousin sister that I will opt for homescience than maths or science.Same way, I have explored cooking when amma used to go out for a while.
2.I go on and on about TH ( the husband). I cant stop bragging about him.
3.TH and I are born on the same day-I have had people gasp in surprise when I tell them that me and my husband share the birthday.
4.I love cheese in any form- but I am trying hard to control eating it.
5.I hate eating left over food.But its changed after coming over to the USA.
6.I am known to procrastinate especially when it comes to dietting. Comeon, who can resist good food? I live to eat.
7.I am pretty happy with life.I feel blessed.