Tomato Gojju (South Indian Style Tomato Curry Recipe)
Tomato Gojju is one of the easiest side dish (South Indian Style Tomato Curry Recipe) that can be made, especially when you are pressed for time. Tomatoes are cooked with jaggery and a couple of spices to make this quick accompaniment for rotis or rice. This no onion no garlic side dish is also good for those days when you have majorly tomatoes alone in your crisper. Sweet, spicy and tangy Tomato Gojju with Roti or Rice along with Paruppu Podi makes for a quick weekday or lunch box meal.
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- 4 Tomatoes , chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 8 Curry leaves
- 2 teaspoons Jaggery , grated
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 2 teaspoon Cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- Salt , to taste
How to make Tomato Gojju (South Indian Style Tomato Curry Recipe)
To begin making Tomato Gojju (South Indian Style Tomato Curry Recipe), first heat oil in a wok.
Add the mustard seeds.
Once they splutter, add the cumin seeds, hing, turmeric powder, curry leaves and green chillies.
Saute for a few seconds and then add tomatoes, jaggery, and salt.
Cook covered for 3-4 minutes.
Cook Tomato Gojju uncovered for 3-4 minutes more or till the tomatoes soften and some of the water evaporates.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.