Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sev Tomato Nu Shak

Sev Tomato Nu Shak is a Guajarati recipe which simply means Sev(Namkeen) and Tomato ki sabji or curry. My husband is not Guajarati by caste but being born and brought up in Gujarat Sev Tomato is his favourite. I am sure those of you haven’t heard about it must be wondering how will it taste? But I can bet; if you will make this curry you will never end up disappointed, instead you will have blast of flavours in your mouth. So let’s get ready!......

2 medium onions, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup Sev (As per taste)
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp cumin seeds (Jeera)
1 tsp red chili powder (Lal Mirch)
1 tsp coriander powder (Dhaniya)
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste

  • Heat oil in a pan, add in asafoetida and cumin seeds, as it starts to splutter add in ginger garlic paste and chopped onions.
  • When onions are soft add in tomato.
  • Cook on slow gas for about 2 to 3 mins, add in 1 cup water and with all masalas - turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, salt and sugar.
  • Cook till tomatoes are soft and masala leaves oil.
  • Finally “just before serving” add in sev and mix lightly, serve immediately with rotis or phulkas.

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