Tomato Curry is a simple curry made with few ingredients such as onion, tomato and spice powders. Even beginners can make this curry with ease. It’s the best side dish for chapati/roti. I always make this when am in a hurry. It’s very simple yet tasty!
When you are tired and you don’t want to make an elaborate meal instead you want to whip up some easy meal then this curry is your answer because this goes well with rice, flatbreads and bread. Despite botanically being a fruit, it’s generally eaten and prepared like a vegetable also it is a staple in every household.
Check the video below to see how to julienne tomatoes and also to see the full recipe.
Health Benefits of tomato:
- Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.
- They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
Let’s Check out the recipe of tomato curry
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
- 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
- A few curry leaves
- 2-3 crushed garlic (crushed)
- 2-3 green chilies slit
- 1 big onion diced or 1/2 cup of diced onion
- 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 1/8 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp red chili powder
- 1/4 tsp cumin-fenugreek seeds powder
- 4-5 tomatoes (tomatoes on the vine variety) ( medium-sized juicy tomatoes)
- Salt to taste
- Chopped cilantro/coriander
- Heat a pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp oil.
- Once the oil is hot add 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds.
- Add a few curry leaves.
- Add in the crushed garlic and saute for a few seconds.
- Now, add 1 big diced onion and saute until onion softens.
- Add 3 slit green chilies and then saute until the onion turns translucent.
- Now, add 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell of it goes away.
- Add 1/8 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp cumin-fenugreek seeds powder.
- Mix everything well.
- Add 4-5 tomatoes finely chopped and julienned. And add salt to taste.
- Garnish with finely chopped coriander and mix everything well.
- Tomato curry is ready.
Serve Tomato curry hot with Roti, Chapathi, Phulka, Rice or even bread.
Note: No water is needed in the cooking of this recipe. Let the tomatoes and curry cook in its own juices.
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