Special Tomato Masala

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 8 - small tomatoes
  • 4 - onions, made into paste
  • Curry leaves
  • 4 tsp - roasted gingili seed powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp - sugar
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • A few coriander leaves
  • Salt and oil as required

How to Make Special Tomato Masala

  • Heat 8 tsp of oil in kadai, add cumin and sesame seeds. When they splutter, add onion paste and fry on medium flame till it is golden brown in colour.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric and fry for a minute.
  • Add red chilli powder and fry for a minute, then add slit tomatoes and cook on low flame for 5-10 mins.
  • When tomatoes are cooked properly, add salt and gingili powder.
  • Cook for 2-3 mins. When you get the aroma of cooked tomatoes, add coriander powder, garam masala and cook for 1 minute.
  • Remove from flame and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve with naan.