Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Raw tomato pickle

Raw tomato - 10 No's
Gingle oil - ¼ cup
Ginger - small piece - chopped nicely
Garlic - 5 pods finely chopped
Turmeric powder- ¼tsp
Red chili powder - 2 tsp
Fenugreek  - a pinch ( dry roasted and powder)
Mustard - 2tsp
Cumin - 1tsp
Asafetida -¼ tsp
Salt as required

Wash tomatoes nicely, cut into pieces. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds when it splutters, add cumin, followed by fenugreek powder and asafetida. The add chopped ginger and garlic and saute it until raw smell goes away. Add  tomato pieces, turmeric, red chili powder, salt and remaining oil ad cook on medium flame. Do not add water. When it its cooked well, remove from heat allow it to cool and store it.
Serve with steamed rice.

Note: You can add 1 tsp vinegar to the pickle before you store it.. This is optional.

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