Thursday, November 22, 2012

Tomato Saar

Time 20 min
Tomatoes medium sized red tomatoes 5
Garlic cloves 2
Ginger 1/4 inch
Green chilies 1
Curry leaves 3-4
Chopped coriander for garnishing
Cumin seeds 1 tsp 
Mustard seeds 
1 tsp
Garam masala 1/4 tsp
Pinch  of asafoetida
salt to taste
Oil 2
1 tsp sugar
Make cuts on outer surface of tomatoes and boil, along with ginger, garlic, chili till soft. I usually microwave for 4 min along with ginger, garlic, green chili. Then remove the skin and seeds if possible and purée in a grinder. Now heat oil in kadai add mustard and cumin seeds. After mustard seeds pops out, add asafoetida, curry leaves. Then add puree, mix well. Then add garam masala, sugar and salt. Also add water (approximately 1 cup) to this purée as per the desired consistency. 
Simmer for 3-4 min. Garnish with lots of coriander and serve hot with rice.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! After reading this I really am missing my mom and would like to visit her in this Christmas holidays. She is a good cook too like you.


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