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tomato pachadi recipe
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tomato pickle recipe | tomato pachadi recipe | tomato achar recipe

easy tomato pickle recipe | tomato pachadi recipe | tomato achar recipe
Course pickle
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1 jar
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 6 large tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup tamarind extract
  • 1 tbsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds / rai
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • tbsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp jaggery / gud optional

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 dried red chilli broken
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, heat oil and add in tomatoes.
  • saute for a minute making sure is oil is coated well to tomatoes.
  • now cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • after 10 minutes, tomatoes have cooked completely turning soft and mushy.
  • add in ½ cup tamarind extract and mix well.
  • again cover and simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • now the mixture has turned thick and saute till oil is released from sides.
  • add methi-mustard powder, turmeric, chilli powder, salt and jaggery.
  • saute on low flame till the spices gets cooked well.
  • pour the garlic tempering over tomato pickle and mix well.
  • finally, serve tomato pickle along with rice, idli or dosa.