Spring Onion and Tomatoes – Recipe


Only those who have patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily – Friedrich Von Schiller 

Spring Onion and Tomato

Spring Onion and Tomato

It’s amazing how, at times, doing the simplest of the things well can salvage a bad day. One such story of mine happens to be associated with this healthy, tasty and simple recipe. Hoping it do the same for someone else too and sharing it here on my blog.

Ingredients required:

Tomato(chopped) – 3 medium size
Spring Onion(chopped) – 2 bunches
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – a few
Onion chopped – 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Hing – a pinch
Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp ( you can reduce the quantity if you don’t like it spicy)
Garam masala powder – a pinch
Salt – to taste
Oil – for tadka
Fresh Coriander/Cilantro(finely chopped) – for garnishing

Fresh spring onion and tomatoes

Fresh spring onion and tomatoes

Method:

In a deep pan heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal. When the seeds splutter add a pinch of hing, curry leaves, onion.

Tadka with onions

Tadka with onion

Saute the onions till they turn translucent add turmeric powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt

Tadka with turmeric and chilli powder

Tadka with turmeric and chilli powder

Now add the tomato to the mixture

with tomatoes

with tomatoes

After the tomatoes are slightly done, add the chopped spring onion. Cover it for about 8-10 mins and let it cook.

with spring onion

with spring onion

Add a little bit of water(about 2 tbsp) and let it cook for a minute. Now take it out in a serving bowl, garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with any Indian bread or rice. This dish is usually prepared spicy but you can reduce the quantity of chilli powder if you don’t want it spicy.

Tasty, hot tomato and spring onion ready to be served

Tasty, hot tomato and spring onion ready to be served

Hope you enjoy making it and eating it! 🙂

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8 thoughts on “Spring Onion and Tomatoes – Recipe

  1. ah! cooking teacher! 🙂 good things are coming from you these days 🙂 thanks for sharing. the music that plays when I open your blog has been very nice to me! spl thx for that dost.

    p.s: i might try this soon to do difficult things easily. 😉

  2. Pingback: Recipe for Spring onions and Potato fritters « Femmehavenn

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