Tomato Gojju

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4-5 - ripe tomatoes, medium sized
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder + 3/4 tsp methi powder or 1-2 tsp - rasam powder
  • 1 tbsp - jaggery
  • 4-5 - curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 to 1.5 tsp - oil
  • A generous pinch of hing
  • Salt as per taste
  • Chopped cilantro for garnishing

How to Make Tomato Gojju

  • Wash and chop tomatoes finely; keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and hing.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and keep it covered for a few minutes.
  • You could add a few spoons of water if the mixture is too dry but usually, tomatoes give out moisture as they cook.
  • Add salt, jaggery, rasam powder and mix well.
  • Continue to cook until done.
  • If you are using methi seeds, dry roast them for a minute and then powder them in a blender without adding any water.
  • Add water to attain desired consistency and boil well.
  • Once done, remove from stove and serve hot with rice/rotis/dosas etc.
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