Monday, November 1, 2010

Green Tomato Upkari - Kaayi Tomato palya - Tangy Tasty Green Tomato sidedish

Gardening is a shared hobby in our family - and we have a small terrace garden. Recently we harvested our tomatoes - raw to make this tangy and delicious upkari / palya.

Tomatoes are one of the easiest and gratifying plants to grow - they are reasonably hardy - and you get the satisfaction of watching your efforts frutify :-) Not to mention the terrific stress busting side effects. So here goes...

Green Tomatoes
Green Tomatoes chopped
Green Tomatoes Upkari
Green Tomato Upkari
Serves: 4
Time to prepare: 15 mins

  • Eight to ten small green tomatoes - (250 gms green tomatoes) - chop to 1 inch cubes
  • 2 green chillies
  • 4 spoons of finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tsps jeera
  • 6 garlic pods
  • Marble sized jaggery
  • 3 tsp - cooking oil of choice
  • 2 tsp cococnut

  1. Fry chillies, coriander, jeera and garlic with a spoon of oil for 2-3 minutes.
  2. After cooling make a paste of this,
  3. Fry tomatoes in 2 spoons of oil for 3-4 minutes and above paste, saute well. Cover the pan and fry until tomatoes are cooked.
Enjoy with phulka or chapathis