Saturday, September 17, 2011

Tomato Onion Gojju

Tomato and onion gojju is a sweet tomato curry that is easiest lunch box recipe.

Preparation time: 10-15 mins

Serves: 2


Tomatoes 2
Onion (ullipaya) 1
Green chillies 2
Curry leaves 4-5
Chopped coriander 4 tsp
Tamarind (Imli/Chintapandu) ¼th blob
Powdered Jaggery (Gud/Bellam) 4 tsp
Cumin seeds (Jeera/Jeelakarra) 1 tsp
Mustard seeds (Rai/ Aavalu) 1 tsp
Black gram (Urad dal/ Uddipappu) 1 tsp
Sambar powder 1 tsp
Refined cooking oil 1 tbsp
Pinch of asafoetida (hing/inguva)
Pinch of turmeric (Haldi/ pasupu)
Salt to taste


Soak 1/4th blob of a tamarind in a little water. Finely chop the onion and cut the tomatoes. Slit the green chillies.

Heat oil in a pan/kadai (bandli/mookudu). Add mustard seeds and as they pop, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, black gram and a pinch each of asafoetida and turmeric.

Add the onions and fry until golden brown. Add the tomatoes and cook for around 5 mins until the tomatoes turn soft.

Add the powdered jaggery, sambar powder and green chillies. Add salt to taste and cook until the jaggery dissolves and the gojju thickens.

Add the soaked tamarind pulp or 1/2 tsp tamarind paste as available, coriander and boil for 5 mins.

Serve with rice/Indian bread. An easy, sweet, tangy and spicy, tomato gojju is a perfect lunch box supplement for rice, Indian bread or even just as a sandwich spread. Light on the tummy and keeps one going for the rest of the day.


Dattha TheDesp said...

nice recepi.. i am shocked by seeing this recepi.. cos i dono hw ta we cn do gojju in tmto also ::)))

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