Tamatar Kadhi


1 tbsp besan

2 cups roughly chopped tomatoes

10 curry leaves (kadhi patta)

Salt – to taste

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

3 Tbsp oil

1 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp jeera

3 cups mixed vegetables

Chopped coriander leaves

1/2 tsp mustard seeds (rai)

1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi seeds)

2 green chillies


Boil tomatoes in 3 cups of water till soft.

Mash well and strain through a soup sieve to make puree.

Add enough water to this to get a thin soup consistency.

Put back on the stove and bring to a boil.

Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard, fenugreek and cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.

When seeds splutter, add the tomato puree and mix well.

Add the red chilli powder, salt and the mixed vegetables and stir.

Simmer and cook till vegetables are done.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve tamatar kadhi with hot plain boiled rice.