Tomato Pachadi (Tomato Chutney)

Ingredients

3 large tomatoes
small lemon sized tamarind
2 tbsp til dry roasted (gingilly seeds )
3 green chillies
1 big bunch coriander leaves
salt
1 tbsp cumin seeds
oil for frying
? tsp mustard seeds
5 garlic cloves
pinch of turmeric
pinch of asafoetida

Directions

Method:
1. Dry roast til and cumin seeds for 5 minutes. Cool. Make a fine powder.
2.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add slit green chillis , garlic and turmeric and fry for 2 minutes.
3.Next add chopped tomatoes and coriander and fry till soft (till you a get a fine aroma).Cool.
4.Grind the tomatoes ,til powder , tamarind and salt to a fine paste.
5.Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds , let them splutter.Add asafetida and curry leaves
and fry for 15 seconds. Add the seasoning to the tomato chutney.
6.Serve with hot steaming rice and ghee

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