Friday, March 30, 2007

Tomato pacchadi

This simple thakkali/tomato pacchadi is my entry for this month's JFI - Tomatoes hosted by RP
Ingredients

Tomato - 3
Onion - 1
Coconut - 1/4cup
Jeera - 1tsp
Garlic - 1 pod
Curry leaves - a few
Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp
Red chilli powder - 1tsp
Oil -2tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2tsp

Method

Grind coconut,jeera,garlic and curry leaves into a fine paste.Slice onions and tomatoes.In a pan , heat oil and fry mustard seeds,urad dal and curry leaves.Add sliced onions and fry till they are soft.Now add the grinded coconut paste,red chilli powder,turmeric powder and fry till raw smell goes away.Finally add sliced tomatoes ,salt and saute for a while.Add water if needed.Cook till tomatoes are soft.Serve hot with rice.

13 comments:

Sharmi said...

hey Mahi,
So many varieties of tomato pachadis for JFI. but your combi is different. you added coconut too. that is lil unusual!! looks great though. nice and simple entry!!

cheers
sharmi

Sandeepa said...

Is this like a chutney ? But I think i will like this.

Asha said...

Love the ground coconut in there Mahesh.Very nice entry,I can imagine the taste.I have two tomatoes right now,I am making this!!:)

Take care and take it easy for a while!Hugs.Have a great weekend.

Btw,there is tomato chicken at FH,check it out:)

Seema said...

Mahi,
woo hoo this is called tomato pachadi marathon. Loved your recipe a lot Mahi. I am sure this will go very well with the mallige idlis that I am making over the weekend. Will update you on the result.
Thanx

Linda said...

This looks wonderful, and served hot... yummy! Also really enjoyed all those great pineapple dishes you collected :)

Mandira said...

this looks delicious, also a great round up of pineapple. Looking forward to the next fruit.

Vinitha said...

Surprised to see so many food blogs mushrooming over the net. So many Individual bloggers like Indira of mahanandi hovering for monopoly over the food blogging community .Introducing food forums, Events , looks like blogging is gearing for commercialization in a big way, A sure way to Fame.

trupti said...

Hi Maheshwari,

Wonderful entry...I made a chutney too for JFI, goes really well with just about anything.....hmm..don't like that Comment above by Vinitha one bit though. :(

trupti

Mishmash ! said...

Mahe...toamto pachadi is my favourite...i can have one full meal just with that pachadi and rice,but we add curd to it. Nice entry.

Shn

Kajal said...

Hi Maheshawari,
Very different recipe and also good option to eat with rice. Good entry for JFI. You use coconut so it is different good taste.
Thanks for sharing............
Bye for now.:))))))))

Sia's corner said...

coconut with tomato pachdi is some new twist mahi.

USHA said...

Hi Maheswari,

Tomato pachdi with coconut is really new to many of us...

Takecare pa..

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Hi,
Ur tomato pachdi is very and simple.....