Tuesday, 2 October 2018


This is the Super-hit Tomato gravy we quite often make to pair with Idlies, Dosas, hot steamed rice. Country tomatoes have an excellent taste to die for.  Why not you try this easy and most delicious gravy for  Idlies, Dosas and even for Chappathis and Pooris?

How to make?

Ingredients :

Country Tomatoes 1/2 Kg
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Groundnut Oil 1 tbsp
Rock Salt 3/4 Tsp
Shallots 20 pcs chopped
Dry roasted Fenugreek seeds powder 1/2 Tsp
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Turmeric 1/2 Tsp
Red Chillies 5-6 pcs
Coriander greens one handful chopped
Curry leaves 20 pcs
Cane sugar 3/4 Tsp to balance the tanginess
of Tomatoes


Heat the pan with Groundnut Oil on medium heat.
Add mustard seeds to pop up.
Once they start to crackle, add shallots, red chillies and curry leaves.
Saute until they turn translucent.
Add Turmeric, Asafoetida and Fenugreek powder and saute for two seconds.
Add Tomato dices.
Saute until they turn mushy.
Add Salt and Cane Sugar powder.
Cover and rest for 5 minutes on low heat.
Turn off the heat.
Garnish with finely chopped coriander greens

Ready to enjoy with Main dishes such as Dosas, Idlies, Steamed rice
It matches with sandwiches, Chappathis and Pooris.

Give a try!

Cooking Time 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

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