Green Tomato Curry recipe

Green tomato recipes are quick as green tomatoes cook fast

This green tomato curry recipe is easy to make. Green tomatoes cook fast so making curry doesn't take a long time. You can make this tomato curry in about 10 minutes.

This green tomato curry recipe as given below is my mother's recipe. You can find a few variations that I tried in the tips section below.

How to make green tomato curry

Main ingredients for raw green tomato curry

Raw green tomatoes

Ingredients green tomato curry to serve 2-3

  • Green tomatoes - chopped in pieces - 5-6
  • Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted and powdered til / sesame seeds - 1 tsp
  • Grated fresh coconut (optional) - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh green coriander leaves, chopped - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Gud / jaggery or sugar - 1 tsp or according to taste
  • Vegetable oil - 2 tsps
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 4-5
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Hing / asafetida - a pinch

Method to make green tomato curry

  1. Heat a kadai and add vegetable oil to it.
  2. When oil is hot, add hing, mustard and cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  3. When they stop spluttering, add curry leaves, turmeric powder and chopped green tomatoes.
  4. Mix and cover. Cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add gud/jaggery, salt, red chili powder, a little water.
  6. Add the roasted and powdered til / sesame seeds.
  7. Mix well and cook further till tomatoes are just done.
  8. Adjust the consistency according to your liking. Add a little water if necessary.
  9. Cook for another minute and add the chopped fresh coriander leaves.
  10. Take off fire.

The green raw tomato curry is ready to serve. It can be served hot or at room temperature with plain rice, chapati, and poori. This will keep in the fridge for 2 days.

Tips :

  • For variation, you may add chopped onion. Add it as soon as the mustard and cumin seeds stop spluttering. Fry till onions are transparent and then add the chopped green tomatoes.
  • You may add chopped garlic or garlic paste.
  • You may add chopped ginger or ginger paste. Instead of or along with roasted sesame seed powder, add roasted and powdered ground nuts (peanuts). That tastes great too.

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