Jun 13, 2010

Shallot - Tomato Gashi



Shallot - Tomato Gashi
( Piyyava Gashi in Konkani Cuisine )

Serves: 3

Ingredients

250 g shallots, peeled
2 tomatoes, finely chopped
1 cup water ( 200 ml )
1 teaspoon oil
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

For Coconut Paste:

1 cup ( 200 g ) coconut, grated
10 red chillies
2 tablespoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
1/2 teaspoon urad dal

Method

For Coconut Paste:

In a wide iron kadai, dry roast all the ingredients till golden color and fragrant ( approximate roasting time 30 minutes ). Grind all the ingredients together in a mixer to a fine paste.

For Gashi:

In a pan, heat oil. Saute shallots on a low heat for 2- 3 minutes ( till you get a nice aroma ).

Add chopped tomatoes. Saute for 2 minutes.

Add ground coconut paste, mix well, saute on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Add 1 cup water and salt to taste.

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 15 minutes or till done / gravy slightly thickens / tomatoes are well blended.

Serve with rice / chapati / phulka.

1 comment:

Hrishikesh said...

It looks great !!! Will make it for myself today :)