Thursday, March 24, 2011

Chikudukaya Tomato Curry

Chikudukaya is made in different ways, one such way which has a tomato combination is a very common method of cooking chikudukaya curry. lets see how to make this.


1 large tomato
1 large onion
2 green chillies
salt (accordingly)
mirchi powder (accordingly)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tbsp oil


Mustard seeds
Cumin seeds
Red chilly
curry leaves


1.Firstly, soak the chikudukaya in warm water and salt. We need to remove all the sand and dirt from this vegetable for which we can soak it in salt water for half an hour and then wash it vigorously till all the sand/dirt is removed.

2.Next, heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add all the seasoning ingredients one by one. Fry Onions, green chilly and ginger garlic paste till the onions turn brown.

3. Now after the content in the pan is fried, add the chopped tomatoes and add about half a cup of water. Cover it with a lid and let it cook for a minute and then add the chikudukaya.

4.It takes about 20-25 minutes for the vegetable to get cooked on a medium flame. Meanwhile, add the salt and mirchi powder accordingly.Granish it with cilantro.

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