Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Onion Tomato Masala


Onion, chopped - 1 1/2 cups
Tomatoes, chopped - 3 cups
Green Chillies, chopped - 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves, chopped - 2 tbsps
Coriander powder - 5 tsps
Cumin powder - 2 1/2 tsps
Red Chilli Powder - 3 tsps
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Oil - 1/2 cup


  1. Heat oil in a wok and add cumin seeds.
  2. When the cumin seeds turn brown, add chopped onion and green chillies. Saute until onion turns translucent in color.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes and coriander leaves. Cook this on medium flame, stirring frequently.
  4. Add coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until oil separates.
  5. Once cooled to room temperature, store in air tight container. You can preserve this for 3-4 days or longer if refrigerated.
  6. Serve with dosa, chapati.
  7. You can also use this as a base to make side dish/curry for chapati or rotis or also use it in making sandwich etc.,


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