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Tomato Charu

This tomato charu can be taken mixed with hot rice. It is a non-spicy charu and can be taken as “soup” also.

Tomato Charu

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: Rasam/CharuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

3

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

This tomato charu can be taken mixed with hot rice. It is a non-spicy charu and can be taken as “soup” also.

Ingredients

  • Tomato (Fully riped big size) – 2 Nos

  • Big Onion – 1

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Jeera – 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut – 2 to 3 tablespoons

  • Turmeric Powder – a pinch

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes into medium size pieces. Grind it to a fine puree.
  • Chop onion and green chillies finely.
  • In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up add jeera and fry for a while.
  • Then add chopped onion and green chillies and curry leaves. Fry for two minutes.
  • Add tomato puree along with turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. Add a cup of water. Close with lid and bring to boil.
  • Meantime, grind the coconut into a fine paste and add to the boiling mixture. Stir well and allow to boil for further two to three minutes.
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