Tomato Thokku For Idli DosaRecipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Side dish
Prep Time: 5 mins | Cooking Time: 20 mins | Serves: 4
Tomato - 4
Onion - 2
Garlic - 1 tblspn, finely chopped
Chilli powder - 2 tblspn
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Sugar - 1/8 tsp
Salt - to taste
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Red chilli - 1
Curry leaves - fistful
Finely chop onion and tomatoes.
Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard seeds. Once it start to crackle, add in urad dal, red chilli and curry leaves.
Add in chopped garlic and saute for few seconds, The, add in onion and saute till it becomes translucent.
Then add in chopped tomato, chilli powder, turmeric, salt, sugar and asafoetida. Stir fry till the tomatoes turns mushy. Add 1 cup of water and cook for 15 minutes. Switch off the flame, once desired consistency is reached.
Serve with hot idli, dosa or chapati.
|Keep all your ingredients ready|
|Heat oil in a pan, crackle some mustard seeds. Add in urad dal and red chilli.|
|Add in chopped garlic|
|Saute for few seconds|
|Add in curry leaves|
|Let the garlic brown a little|
|Add in finely chopped onion|
|Stir fry the onion till it becomes translucent|
|Then, add in chopped tomatoes|
|chilli powder, turmeric and asafoetida|
|Add in sugar and salt to taste|
|Saute till the tomatoes become mushy.|
|Once tomato turns mushy, add a cup of water. If you add water before it turns mushy, it will not cook properly|
|Cover with a lid and cook for 10 to 15 minutes|
|Switch off the flame once desired consistency is reached|
|Serve with hot idli, dosa ir chapati!|