Tomato Tovve

Ingredients :
Tomato: 3 medium size
Togari bele/Toovar dal/Toor dal: 1/2cup (1/2 cup holds 50ml of water)
Bellulli/Garlic: 3 big cloves (about 3 tsp minced/chopped garlic)
Red chilli powder: 2tsp
Tamarind juice : 1tsp
Jaggery-1/2 tsp

To be roasted and ground:
Jeerige/Jeera: 1.5 tsp
Sasive/Mustard: 1tsp
Menthe/Fenugreek: 1/2 tsp
Dhania/Coriander seeds: 2.5 tsp

For Seasoning
Oil-2tsp, mustard
Method :
1. Cook togaribele/Toor dal with water and a pinch of turmeric
2. Cut tomato and garlic  into small pieces
3. Heat oil for seasoning and add mustard. wait till it pops, add garlic and fry. Add tomato, salt and stir. Cook till tomato till it is juicy.
4. Add ground powder, red chili powder,tamarind juice and jaggery. Mix well
5. Mash cooked togaribele and add to the above mixture. Bring to boil and taste before you serve. Adjust salt if necessary.
6. Add a teaspoon of ghee mix and serve. 


chef and her kitchen said...

Addition of mustard n fenugreek powders really give ncie touch to the dal..isn't it??

Mythreyee said...

super comfort food it is. next time I make this I should remember to add fenugreek seeds. thanks for the recipe.

Indian Khana said...

Hi LG, how r u? Hope all well there and having gud time...this is kinda new for me and looks just so yum....

Nivedita Thadani said...

Easy but yummy tovve.
Love it.

kitchen queen said...

yummy and delicious recipe with a nice click.

kitchen queen said...

yummy and delicious recipe with a nice click.

Priya Suresh said...

Beautiful and comforting tomato tovve...looks fabulous..

Unknown said...

looks delicious..

Hari Chandana P said...

Very nice recipe.. tumba chennagide.. looks amazing !!

YOSEE said...

Good to see you back !
Grinding the mustard gives a unique flavour and makes the dish more interesting.

Champa said...

Nice recipe. I usually add onions too.

Kannada Cuisine said...

Super...ultimate comfort food ri...Matte little Adi hegiddane?
trust that ellaru khesma...
BTW tovve ge methe hakodu gotirlilla ri.. got to try it

notyet100 said...

will try this looks yum..

Rekha said...

Din't knw abt this recipe at all, looks perfect in these rainy days

shifa firoz said...

Hi lakshmi.. seeing u after a long time!! love the recipe will try it out soon :)

hows Akash and the lil one doing?