Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tomato masala

Coconut-1/2 cup
Khas khas-2 tbsp
Green chilli-2
Chilli powder-1tsp
Garam masala-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Zeera-1 tsp
Whole Garam masala:
    Bay leaf-2
    Green elaichi-2
Salt to taste
Oil - 4 to 5 tsp
Coariander leaves-4 tbsp chopped
Peel onion and chop.

Grate tomatoes or puree in a blender and keep aside.

Grind coconut,green chillies,cashews and khas khas in to a fine paste.

In a pan add oil ,heat and add zeera, bay leaves,cinnamon,cloves ,green elaichi,saute.
To this add onion and saute till the raw flavor goes.
Then add chilli powder,garam masala powder and turmeric powder and saute.

Now add grated tomato and fry till oil floats on top.

Add coconut paste salt,mix well and add about a cup of water,bring to a boil.

Simmer for 5 mins.
Garnish with chopped coariander leaves.

Serve with roti,bread,idli or pulav.


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