Sassy Tomato Thugayal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Tomato -1/2 kg
  • 2 tbsp - Tamarind extract (Juice)
  • 1tbps - Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1tbps - Bengal gram Dhal
  • A pinch of hing powder
  • Red chillies - 4 (break it into two pieces)
  • Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Sassy Tomato Thugayal

  • First cut tomato into small pieces. Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add fenugreek seeds, Bengal gram dhal and red chillies. Fry till it become light brown.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, mash it well and let it cook for 10 mins.
  • Add tamarind juice, salt, chilli powder, hing powder and mix it well.
  • Let it boil well and become thick so that the oil will be separated from the gravy.
  • Preserve it in clean dry airtight jar.
  • Serve with idlis, dosas, chapatti, puri, upma or rice.