Tomato Gojju – A curry from Karnataka
A spicy sour and sweet curry made using cherry tomatoes, a delicious accompaniment to plain rice. A perfect recipe for a lazy day!
Servings Prep Time
4serving 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4serving 5minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Halve the cherry tomatoes. You can leave some of them whole if you wish.
  2. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan or kadai.
  3. Add the fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the asafoetida and red chillies.
  4. After sauteeing for few seconds, add the whole and chopped cherry tomatoes, salt, jaggery, rasam powder.
  5. Add 1.5 cups water, cover and bring to a simmer.
  6. Cook until the tomatoes are softened. Check for seasoning and adjust if required. The end taste must be a balance of spicy, salty and sweet.
  7. Remove into a serving bowl and serve hot with steamed rice.
Recipe Notes

Serve it with steamed rice, or broken wheat along with a dry vegetable dish.

If you don’t have cherry tomatoes, use regular tomatoes, quartered.

Check the other veg recipes from Karnataka on Saffron Trail:

Recipe for Saptige – Malnad / Malenadu Flat Beans Curry

Recipe for Pineapple Gojju – A sweet sour spicy pineapple curry from Karnataka