Tomato Pickle with Garlic

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Tomatoes 2 pounds
Tamarind paste 1 cup
Red chilli pwd 1 cup
Mustard powder 1/2 cup
Menthi powder 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds 1 spoon
Hing 1/2 spoon
Dry red chillis 4 to 5
Garlic cloves 10
Oil 1 cup
Salt as needed

1. Wash the Tomatoes in water and wipe them with a dry cloth. Make sure no water is present on tomatoes. Cut them into pieces.
2. Cook tamarind in water and make tamarind into a smooth paste.
3. Heat half cup oil in a pan, add the sliced tomatoes and cook them in medium flame for about 1 hour.
4. Keep stiring in middle and cook till the oil separates .The tomatoes have become very soft. (If they are very soft we need not grind the tomatoes )
5. Add the tamarind paste and cook in low flame for 10 min .Stir in middle .
6. Let it cool for 15 min. Now add red chilli powder,mustrad powder, menthi powder and salt. Mix well.
For Garnishing
7. In a pan put the remaining oil add mustards seeds,red chillis,garlic cloves and hing and fry till the mustard splutters .
8.  Add this to the the tomato paste and mix well.
Refrigerate, it is usually good till 2-3 months.


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