Spiced Tomato Dish – Tamatar Bartha Recipe

Serves 4

4 large very ripe tomatoes
2 tablespoons ghee or oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
– Spices –
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 fresh green chilli, seeded and chopped
1 tbsp. coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro minced

1.  Grill whole tomatoes over gas flame or under electric griller until skins wrinkle. Peel and chop.
2.  Heat ghee or oil in a saucepan or karahi /Indian wok and fry the onion and ginger and green chiles until golden. Add tomatoes and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook until the tomatoes are a thick pulp and most of the liquid evaporates. 

Garnish with cilantro.

Serve as a side dish or with eggs.




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