Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Sev Tametanu Saak (Sev Tomato Curry)

Ingredients
Tomatoes (finely chopped) - 2 cup,
Sev - 3/4 cup, Recipe of sev is posted here.
Oil - 2 tbsp,
Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp,
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp,
Cumin & coriander powder - 1 tsp,
Jaggery - 1 tsp,
Curry leaves - 2-3,
Garam masala - 1 pinch,
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp,
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp,
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp,
Water - 1 cup,
Coriander (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp.


Method
Wash and chop tomatoes in small pieces. Heat oil in a sauce pan and add mustard seeds. Let it splutter. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida and fresh curry leaves.


Add chopped tomatoes followed by turmeric powder and salt.


Stir well and cover with plate. Cook in medium flame. Pour water in plate, this will make cooking process fast. It also helps to retain aroma as well as flavor of all ingredients.


Stir few times and add water gradually from the plate. Let tomato cooks properly.


Now add red chilli powder, coriander & cumin powder, jaggery and garam masala. Mix well.


Switch off the flame and add sev. Stir properly. Garnish with coriander and serve.


Notes
Add sev when you about to serve.
Sev has salt so add salt accordingly.
After adding sev, saak will become thick.
Jaggery can be replaced by sugar.
Adjust amount of water according to desire consistency.
Add Garlic and ginger paste if you wish.