Red Tomato Gravy

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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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  • 2 large, ripe tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 small capsicum
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - cashew or peanuts
  • 1 tsp each of grated ginger and garlic
  • 1/4 tsp - cinnamon-clove powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 3/4 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil or ghee

How to Make Red Tomato Gravy

  • Dry roast peanuts or cashews lightly, and grind coarsely.
  • Semi puree tomatoes and capsicum together.
  • Use either a food chopper or grater.
  • Chop onions finely or using a chopper.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a heavy pan.
  • Add ginger and garlic, and stir for a moment.
  • Add onions and stir fry till light pink.
  • Add tomato-capsicum puree, stir and bring to boil.
  • Add all the other masalas, salt, sugar and crushed nuts. Stir.
  • Add vegetables at this stage. Mix.
  • Cover and simmer till gravy is thick and fat starts separating.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves before serving.