Ingredients (Serves 3)
- Tomato (firm) – 4 medium-small, sliced or cut into rounds
- Green chilies – 4, slit
- Oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp
- Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Dry red chilly – 1, broken
- Onion – 2 medium-small, thinly sliced or cut into rounds
- Ginger – 1/2 tsp, thinly sliced
- Curry leaves – 3 – 4
- Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
- Kashmiri chili powder – 1 tsp
- Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)
- Garam masala powder – 1 pinch (optional)
- Hot water – 3 tbsp
- Tomato sauce / ketchup – 1 – 1 .5 tbsp (Optional)
- Salt – To taste
- Coconut oil / butter – 1 – 2 tsp for extra taste
Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilly. Add onion, ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, little salt and saute until onion starts changing color. Bring down the heat to low and add turmeric powder, chili powder and coriander powder,if using. Saute until their raw smell is gone. Add the tomato slices. Mix well. Cover and cook for 1 minute. Open the lid, add tomato sauce, 3 tbsp water and cook for a few minutes. (One or two pinches of sugar can be added for an extra taste). The tomato slices shouldn’t get mashed up. Add a pinch of garam masala powder, for extra taste. Taste-check for salt. Finally add 1 tsp coconut oil/butter. You can garnish it with 2 – 3 tbsp chopped cilantro. Serve warm with chapatis or poori.
Recipe Courtesy – Lekshmy Varma
nice simple and easy recipe
Beautiful……I love this with fresh paratha.
I love the drizzle of coconut oil!! wow need to eat with roti!
Easy and yummy…I love this with poori..:)
simple n delicious…
wow..reminds me of the coffee house in TVM Chiranjali Studio. I used to have this with chapathy for lunch when we went for our B-tech project works.. I even got the recipe from the chef there…its delishious…yummm…i will make this tonight.. memories lingering…
perfectly done dear..
wow tempting fry,perfect with roti…
simple n delicious…
nicely done fry..different one
A quick & tasty subzi!!!
That is a very interesting recipe… will try it soon..
Interesting recipe,simple and delicious.
That sounds great and such a simple one.
Love this quick and simply fry..
Good one…I make a similar one but with less tomotoes for 1 onion..looks yummy..very good combi with chapathy..