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Spiced Tomatoes

tamatar servedAnother simple vegetable curry to add to the growing list on my blog. Serve this dish as part of a curry

750g ripe tomatoes, peeled and quartered

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon cumin seed

1 teaspoon brown mustard seed

1 teaspoon turmeric

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 large onion, diced

2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated

½ teaspoon, crushed dried red chilli

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon brown sugar

I cup chopped fresh coriander

To peel the tomatoes,  cut a small cross in the skin at the base.  Drop them into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds, then into a bowl of iced water. The skins should now slip off easily.

In a pan, heat the oil, then add the spices, when the mustard seeds start to pop add the onion, garlic and ginger and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper until cook until the tomatoes begin to collapse, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the coriander.

Serve with steamed basmati rice.


About ladyredspecs

I live in sunny Brisbane, Australia. My love of good food drives me as a cook, a reader, a traveller, an artist and but mostly as an eater. I cooked professionally for many years but have no formal training. Simply guided by a love of eating good food, respect for ingredients and an abhorrence of artificial additives, I cook instinctively applying the technical know how acquired by experience. I hope you enjoy what I share Sandra AKA ladyredspecs

4 comments on “Spiced Tomatoes

  1. frugalfeeding
    March 29, 2012



    • Sandra
      March 29, 2012

      It made a great lunch, thanks for stopping by S


  2. Lifestyles
    March 29, 2012

    Another great post thanks!


  3. Pingback: Up to my neck in tomatoes « Please Pass the Recipe

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This entry was posted on March 29, 2012 by in Food, Gluten Free, Light Savoury Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian and tagged , , , .
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