Friday, July 20, 2012

Tomato Masala Pickle

I have already prepared tomato pickle here and instant tomato pickle here. Both were delicious in its own way. Got hold of this Tomato Masala Pickle and it was truly lip smacking and an ideal side dish with idly and dosa.

Tomato 1 kg(Ripe)
Tamaarind paste 1 tsp
Hing 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder 3 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds 1 tsp
Mustard 2 tsp
Methi seeds 2 tsp
Oil 2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Curry leaves

Wash wipe and chop tomato finely and keep aside.
Separately dry roast sesame, mustard and methi seeds for 2mins or until aromatic, cool and grind to fine powder adding red chilly powder, turmeric and hing.
Heat oil add mustard when it spluters add curry leaves and tomato and mix.
Cook on simmer until tomato thickens and becomes like a mass, now add the tamarind paste, ground powder and salt. Mix well and cook for another 4-5 mins.
Cool the pickle, and transfer to an airtight container. This pickle can be stored upto 2 months be refrigerating.
Serve your delicious tomato masala pickle with dosa, idly or with rice.

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