Thakalli Chutney


Tomatoes : 2 (large, ripe)

Onion : 1 (medium)

Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp

Green Chilies : 2-3 no.s

Dry Red Chilies : 2 no.s (broken)

Asafoetida Powder : a pinch

Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp

Curry Leaves : 1 sprig

Salt to taste

Oil : 21/2 tsp

Method :

1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add a tsp of cumin seeds, green chilies and sauté for a minute.

2. Add chopped Onion, sliced tomatoes and sauté till they turn soft. Turn off heat and cool.

3. Grind the sautéed tomatoes and onion with salt to a smooth paste without water.

4. Heat half tsp of oil in a pan, add a half a tsp of mustard seeds and let them splutter.

5. Add a dry red chili, few curry leaves and pinch of asafoetida and turn off heat.

6. Pour seasoning over the chutney…Serve with idli, or dosa and Enjoy!

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Light Music Competition

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Kerala in Mumbai is conducting a Malayalam Light Music Competition (Malayalam film songs also permitted) in association with Raagalaya Academy of Music & Arts on 29th January 2017 at Marol Education Academy, Bhavani Nagar, Marol, Mumbai- 400059 from 9 am onwards.

The competition will be held in six different age groups

Group A 5 - 10
Group B 11 - 15
Group C 16 - 25
Group D 26 - 40
Group E 41 - 60
Group F 61 & Above

Participants are allowed to sing any Malayalam song of their choice.

The song has to be by heart.

We will provide a keyboard and tabla for support to the participants.

The results will be announced after each session

There will be first and second prize winners from both male and female participants.

Entry fee is Rs.250.

Those who are interested can register their name with Kerala in Mumbai office on 022-29209959, 022-29205641, +919820110509.

You can also download the registration form and return to us along with a cheque of Rs.250/- in favour of ‘Raagalaya Academy of Music & Arts’ to our address

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