Thursday, August 30, 2007

Tomato Pachadi

This is an easy and simple tomato pachadi to make. Marta of 'An Italian in the US' is hosting an event based on 'Fresh Produce of the Month' . Tomato is the produce of the month. Now let's get to making this pachadi....

Ingredients

2 - Plum & ripe Tomatoes, chopped
2 - Big shallots, diced
1 tsp - Ginger -garlic paste
1/2 cup - Butter milk
1 cup - Thick creamy yogurt
Salt to taste

Seasoning

1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
2 sprigs - Curry leaves

Method

1 ) Heat a saucepan with oil, add mustard and let it pop. Then add curry leaves and cumin seeds. Add shallots, stir and fry then add ginger-garlic paste, fry for a minute.

2 ) Add tomatoes stir and fry. Close with a lid and cook on low heat till tomato is well cooked. Add salt to taste. Turn off the stove .

3 ) Meanwhile, mix & blend buttermilk and yogurt well. Add this mixture to the saucepan , stir and mix well.

Serve with rice as a side dish.

11 comments:

Seena said...

pachadi without coconut, looks delicious..love all tomato dishes..thanks Prave..

Srivalli said...

Looks so red and lovely...this is all time favorite!

Sia said...

forget abt mixing with rice, i can drink this as it is:) saw ur kanji post and now i am having serious craving for that... plz send me that bowl:)

Rajitha said...

yummy! i think will be nice on some pasta too...

TBC said...

I love this & this is the most frequently made pachadi at our place. You pic is beautiful!

Latha Narasimhan said...

Lovely colour! Tamato pachadi any time for me!

zlamushka said...

I love the picture. It is so pretty decorated. The tomatoes must have been super ripe :)

Tee said...

beautiful! must be tasting really good with rice :)

chemcookit said...

This looks delicious! Wow, thank you so much for bringing this much great flavor to this month event! I LOVE Indian cuisine, I'm so happy I'm getting to learn some by reading all the wonderful Indian cuisine blogs.. thanks!

Lissie said...

nice picture. very rare combination of ingredients! ur recipes are always tasty!!

neroli said...

I can't wait to buy the gorgeous tomatoes at the market tomorrow!
Thank you for the beautiful dish.