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tomato gojju recipe
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tomato gojju recipe | tomato onion gojju | thakkali gojju | tomato kayi gojju

easy tomato gojju recipe | tomato onion gojju | thakkali gojju | tomato kayi gojju
Course curry
Cuisine karnataka
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for gojju:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 3 tomato chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • ¼ cup tamarind extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped

for sambar powder:

  • ½ tsp coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp methi / fenugreek
  • ¼ cup coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 20 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp hing / asafoetida

Instructions

  • firstly, in a kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp chana dal, 1 tsp urad dal, ½ tsp cumin, 1 tsp mustard, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
  • now add ½ onion and saute until onions shrink slightly.
  • further, add 3 tomato and saute for 2 minutes.
  • also add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp jaggery, ¼ cup tamarind extract and 1 tsp salt. mix well.
  • cover and cook for 15 minutes or until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • meanwhile, prepare sambar powder by heating ½ tsp coconut oil.
  • add ¼ tsp methi and roast for 30 seconds.
  • also add ¼ cup coriander seeds, 1 tbsp cumin, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal. and roast on low flame.
  • further add 20 dried red chilli, few curry leaves and saute until chills turn crisp.
  • cool completely and transfer to a blender.
  • add ¼ tsp hing and blend to a coarse powder.
  • add 3 tsp of prepared sambar powder over mixture.
  • mix well, cover and boil for 3 minutes or until oil separates.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy tomato gojju with hot steamed rice.