February 27, 2008

Tomato and coconut saaru


3 chopped tomatoes
1 cup grated coconut fresh or frozen
1/2 cup daliya/roasted chickpeas/puthani
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 pinch asafetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
4 curry leaves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp oil
1 1/2 cup water
jaggery(lemon size)
red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp coriander leaves


1.Grind tomatoes, coconut, daliya and make it a paste.
2.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumins seeds, curry leaves, asafetida
3.When mustard seeds splutter, add the paste to it.
4.Add water and let it boil.
5.Add salt, red chilli powder, jaggery,garam masala powder and boil for few more mins.
6.garnish with coriander leaves.

serve with rice.