September 13, 2017

Tomato Pickle !!


Hot, spicy and tangy tomato pickle taste great with rice, rotis or as a sandwich spread.


Ingredients :
  1. Tomatoes - 1 kg, washed and chopped finely
  2. Oil - 1/4 cup
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Hing - 1/4 tsp
  5. Chilly powder -  3 tbsp
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Tamarind extract  - 1 tbsp
  8. Mustard seeds - 2 tsp
  9. Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp

Method :

1.  Dry roast the mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds and grind them to fine powder.  Keep aside.

2.  In a wide pan, add the finely chopped tomatoes and cook them over medium heat.  Let the tomatoes gradually mash and reduces.

3.  Add tamarind extract and keep cooking until the mixture becomes thick.


4.  In a separate pan, heat oil and switch off the flame.  Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, hing and salt to taste in the oil.  Pour the oil in the tomato mixture.

5.  Add grounded spice powder to the tomato mixture.  Keep stirring for 5 mins or until done.

6.  Allow it cool completely and store it in an air tight container.


Refrigerate for longer use.

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