Green chilli and tomato pottage

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 6 - ripe tomatoes (slightly pureed)
  • 2 - long variety green chillies cut into one inch pieces
  • 1 inch - fresh ginger root grated
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - ghee or oil
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 pinch - turmeric powder (haldi)
  • curry leaves
  • salt to taste

How to Make Green chilli and tomato pottage

  • Heat ghee or oil, add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
  • Add hing, curry leaves, green chillies and saute for about two minutes.
  • Then, add pureed tomatoes and stir well.
  • Let it cook for about five minutes.
  • When the gravy begins to bubble, add haldi, hing, salt, and grated ginger.
  • Add water to bring it to desired consistency.
  • Let it simmer for 7 to 10 minutes.
  • This item is best served hot and makes a very good pair with kichdi or pongal.