Tag: Tomato


Brinjal Kara Kuzhambu

The Brinjal Kara Kuzhambu goes well with rice as a main dish. Soak tamarind and salt in water. Squeeze out the juice, add water and make 3 cups of tamarind water. Cut the brinjal into medium size pieces. Cut the tomato into four pieces. Cut the big onion lengthwise. Cut […]


Masala Dhal

Cook the green gram dhal along with a pinch of turmeric powder till soft. Chop onion finely. Cut the tomatoes into medium size pieces and grind along with ginger to a fine puree. In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add cinnamon stick, cloves and cardamom. […]


Tomato Curry Leaves Chutney

Cut tomatoes into big pieces. In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it starts pops up add asafotida, jeera and bengal gram dhal and fry in low flame till the dhal turns light brown. Add red chillies and fry for a while. Then […]



Tomatos have good nutritive value and are good source of potassium, B- carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin C. It is very low in calories and advisable to weight reducing diet. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is very helpful in reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. Lycopene is […]