Green Tomato (raw tomato) Spicy Curry



  • 3 green tomatoes (unripe raw tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • Strand of curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili powder
  • salt to taste


  • Add oil to a saucepan and when hot add onion and sauté on low flame until soft
  • Half each tomato and add to the saucepan and fry until tomatoes are crisp but lightly browned
  • Add curry leaves and fry for another minute.
  • Increase flame to medium-high.
  • Add water, coconut milk, chili powder, and salt and boil uncovered until gravy is thick – about 10 minutes
  • Serve with rice, pittu, or stringhoppers

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