Indian Food Recipe - Tomato Curry


1/2 kg fresh tomatoes, finely chopped

2 large onions, finely chopped

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

10-12 fresh curry leaves

10-12 garlic cloves, slightly crushed

pinch of turmeric pwd

1 tsp red chilli pwd (adjust)

1/2 tsp coriander pwd

salt to taste

1 tbsp grated jaggery

2 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tbsp oil


1 Heat oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds and let them pop. Add the crushed garlic and curry leaves and toss them for 8-10 seconds.

2 Add the onions and fry till translucent. Add the chilli pwd, turmeric pwd, coriander pwd and salt. Combine well.

3 Add the chopped tomatoes and cook on medium heat uncovered for 4-5 mts. Reduce heat and cook covered for another 5 mts.

4 Add a glass of water, jaggery, adjust salt and cook covered till you get the desired gravy consistency.

5 Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot chapatis, rice, pongal, khichidi or dosas.

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