Tomato Achar

Recipe by Tulsi Regmi
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roast tomatoes in oven for about 30 minutes, or until charred.
  • Remove charred skin and reserve flesh in a bowl.
  • In a sauce pan, heat oil.
  • Add cumin and mustard seeds; fry for 30 seconds or so.
  • Add chilies, garlic, ginger, timur, asafetida, lime juice and salt; stir for a minute.
  • In a blender, combine roasted tomatoes, chopped cilantro and mint, if used, and spice mixture; process to form smooth paste-like mixture (can be made chunkier, if desired).
  • Transfer into a large bowl.
  • For garnish, in a non-stick pan heat one tablespoon of oil, splitter fenugreek until it turns dark.
  • Add slices of garlic and fry till light brown.
  • Pour the garlic-oil mixture and chopped cilantro over the tomato mixture.
  • Mix well and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.
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