Unpeculiar Green Tomato Kadhi

green tomatoGreen tomato kadhi is tangy and spicy kadhi with combination of green tomatoes and green chillies. It is thickened with coconut. Serve hot with roti or rice.

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Makes 4 servings


3 cups roughly chopped green tomatoes
1 cup grated coconut
green chillies , roughly chopped
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)




  1. Combine the tomatoes, coconut and green chillies along with 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Once completely cooled blend along with 1 cup of water in a blender till smooth.
  4. Strain the mixer in a deep bowl using a strainer and keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and the curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the tomato-coconut purée, sugar, salt and coriander and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

By tarladalal.com & Tarla Dalal



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