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tomato saar recipe | tomato curry for rice | konkani style tomato saar

easy tomato saar recipe | tomato curry for rice | konkani style tomato saar
Course rasam
Cuisine goan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • tomato chopped
  • ¾ cup coconut grated
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 4 dried red chilli deseed
  • ¼ onion sliced
  • 2 clove garlic
  • ½ inch ginger
  • small piece tamarind
  • ½ cup water

!for saar / konkan curry:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp jaggery / gud
  • 5 piece kokum / punarpuli / muragalu / kaatampi / bhirand / aamsul
  • 1 chilli slit

Instructions

  • firstly, prepare masala paste by blending masala paste ingredients.
  • in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp coconut oil.
  • now add 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • saute and splutter tempering.
  • further add ½ onion and saute till they shrink slightly.
  • add in prepared masala paste and saute for a minute.
  • pour 3 cup water or use coconut milk for more flavours.
  • also add 1 tsp salt, ¼ tsp jaggery, 5 piece kokum and 1 chilli. mix well.
  • simmer and boil for 10 minutes or till raw flavour disappears.
  • also the oil floats on top, indicating tomato saar is cooked completely.
  • finally, serve tomato saar / konkan style tomato curry with hot steamed rice.