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Weekend Breakfasts are always Special.. There's no such hurry to cook up 2 course meals!! So relaxed my mind and made Some spicy Chettinad Style Green Peas Tomato Kurma with Store bought Idiyappam for our Breakfast!!

Chettinad cuisine is always a hit there aroma and spiciness bowls me over.

Check out other Chettinadu recipes:
Chettinadu Mochai Kuzhambu
Chettinadu Chinna Vengaya Poondu Kuzhambu
Chettinadu Mushroom Masala
Chettinadu Masala Kuzhambu

What you need:
Tomato - 3 nos
Onion - 1 no, chopped
Frozen Green Peas -1 cup
Bay leaf - 1 no, small
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt as reqd

To grind into smooth paste by adding 1/4 cup water:
Coconut gratings - 2 tbsp
Fennel / Saunf seeds - 1/2 tsp
Split roasted bengal gram / pottukadalai - 1 tbsp
Dry Red chillies - 4 nos 

How to make:
Heat oil in a pan add bay leaf, fennel, curry leaves and saute well.

Add onion fry em up until it turns pinkish, add tomatoes cook until they soften.

This stage add salt, green peas, 1/4 cup water and cook for 2 mins. Now add the paste and cook in low heat until it starts to bubble.

Sprinkle fresh coriander and serve hot!!


  1. Inviting color ,Nice preparation.

  2. Looks very delicious . Healthy

  3. that's an awesome kurma! I always look out for interesting curries for dinner... got to try this with dosas!

  4. I love chettinad food.. this kurma looks lipsmacking..

  5. yummy curry with tempting!!


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