Green Tomato Avial

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Green Tomato Avial

  • Fry the green tomatoes in 1 tbsp oil till soft and light brown. Set aside.
  • Fry the yellow onions in 1 tbsp oil till golden brown.
  • Mix the above two and add little water. (Add the tamarind paste only if the tomatoes are not sour. Tender ones are usually sour.)
  • Add turmeric and salt to taste. Cook in low fire.
  • Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds, green chilli and the red chilli to a paste adding very little water. (Do not grind it to a fine paste.) Add the above paste to the green tomato-onion mixture.
  • Stir and cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add curry leaves, 1/4 tsp of coconut oil and mix. Remove from fire.
  • This dish goes well with chapattis or with rice and sambar.