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Apr 13, 2007

Simple Tomato Gravy

A tasty and quick delight on a lazy day. Here's the recipe.


5 Red Ripe Tomatoes - chopped

1 Medium Sized Onion - chopped

3/4 cup Chopped Carrots

1/4 cup green peas

(Frozen Carrot peas is fine)

Red Chilli Powder

Turmeric Powder

Asafoetida Powder

Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Urud Dal - 1 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Curry Leaves

Oil for Seasoning


Heat Oil in a Kadai and tamper the Mustard Seeds. Add Urud dal and Cumin Seeds.

Fry the Onions until it turns translucent.

Add the Tomatoes. Fry unil it blends to a gravy consistency.

Add Carrots and Peas and cook until the vegetables are tender. Do not add water as the Tomato Juice is enough for cooking.

While frying add the Red Chilli Powder, Asafoetida Powder, Salt and Curry Leaves.

Serve hot with Rice or Chapathis.

Tip: if the gravy does not thicken, whisk 1 teaspoon for Gram flour or Corn flour in 1/2 cup water and pour it in the gravy while frying. This with thicken the consistency.


FH said...

Beautiful template and blog header Myth!Looks great.

Simple and delicious gravy.Photo is good too.

Do you celebrate Vishu?I didn't know what it was until today!!:) It's like Ugadi I think.

Have a great weekend.

DEEPA said...

Hi mythee

Very different recipe .Will surely try it .Happy Vishu and New Year

Mythreyee said...

Asha: Thanks a lot and I have been trying various designs of late.

Thanks. We celebrate tamil new year since I was brought up in tamil nadu. Just enjoy the day like everybody does. Watch all good tamil programmes in the TV. Thats all.

Deepa: Sure, and Happy new year to you too.

Sharmi said...

hey Mythe, you are going to India:)) so nice to hear!! any spl occation? nice simple gravy

Sharmi said...

hey are you going to TN? which place?

Menu Today said...

Hi Mythreyee,
Happy Birthday!!!!! Your template looks nice.
Tomato gravy looks nice and simple.
Thanks for sharing.

Mythreyee said...

Sharmi: Thanks and yes I am going to India to Chennai and Salem. We have Gruhapravesam function for our new flat in Bangalore in July.

Menu Today: Hey thanks buddy. I really had a wonderful day, Cut Cake, Treated myself with Carrot Halwa and Basandi, In the evening, Dined in an Ethiopian Restaurant. About the Template, I have been doing many alterations and will be doing until I am fully satisfied. The gravy is very easy and the same can be used as pasta sauce.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

really nice obbatu's here.wish could have them.Thanks for showing them step by step.I really wanted to try them but was scared .Will surely try them now. Thanks for sharing...