May 7, 2015

Hyderabadi Tomato Salan Recipe / Tamatar Ka Salan Recipe

My Mirchi ka Salan is such a family favourite, so i use the same salan base and dd different vegetables in them and make different salan recipe. This is my second recipe, tomato ka salan. Delicious and yummy recipe.

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Mirchi Ka Salan

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves : 5 to 6


Oil - 5 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 inch stick
Curry leaves - a sprig
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Tomatoes - 5 to 6 small ones
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar / Jaggery to taste
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size

For Roasting & Grinding:
Peanuts - 1.5 tblspn
Sesame Seeds - 1.5 tblspn
Coconut - 2 tblspn grated


Start by dry roasting peanuts till it changes colour, add in sesame seeds and coconut and roast for few more mins. Take this in a blender and make it into a fine puree.

Heat oil, add in all whole spices, curry leaves and saute for a min.

Add in onions and cook till golden.

Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in all spice powders and mix well.

Add in the ground masala, water, tamarind, curd, salt and jaggery. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins, till oil separates.

Meanwhile cut the top of the tomatoes.

Now add in Tomatoes and cover and simmer for 15 more mins till tomatoes are cooked.


Start by dry roasting peanuts

once it start to turn darker

add in sesame seeds, i used a mix of white and black

add in some coconut

roast them for few minutes

remove it to a plate

now take this in a blender

make it into a smooth puree
Heat oil in a pan. Add in fennel, mustard and cumin seeds
 along with a stick of cinnamon

add in curry leaves

add in chopped onions

saute them

cook till they turn golden

now add in ginger garlic paste, a little chilli 
powder fell over it, hence the colour

saute for a min

add in all the spice powders

saute for a min

look at the lovely colour

now add in the ground masala

i washed the mixer with some water and poured it in as well

mix well

add in curd



and tamarind pulp

bring this whole thing to a boil

cover this with a lid and simmer till oil floats on top

look how dark the colour has turned..Gravy Done
Take some tomatoes

Cut the top off

You can remove the seeds from it..

Add it into the gravy

Cover and simmer for 15 mins

Now the tomatoes are cooked till tender


1 comment:

  1. Hi there! What are you supposed to eat this with?


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