Dec 17, 2010

Tamatar Ki Launji



Tamatar Ki Launji

Spicy Rajasthani dish. Goes well with rice and parathas

Recipe credit - Nita Mehta

Serves: 3 - 4

You will need

5 large red tomatoes
2 tablespoon ghee / oil
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )
10 curry leaves
2 green chillies, chopped
1/4 teaspoon hing ( asafoetida )
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder ( or to taste )
1 teaspoon sugar ( or to taste )
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon jeera powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoon fresh coriander leaves

Method

Blanch tomatoes by boiling 4 cups water. Add tomatoes. Boil for 1 - 2 minutes. Drain and remove skin. Chop into small pieces.

In a pan, heat ghee / oil. Add jeera. When brown, add hing. Fry a little.

Add curry leaves, green chillies, chopped tomatoes and all the spice powders.

Add 1/2 cup water, salt to taste and cook for 5 - 8 minutes.

Serve hot , garnished with chopped fresh coriander leaves.

1 comment:

Priya said...

Very tempting dish..