Thursday 29 January 2015

Tomato Bath (Udipi Style)

Tomato bath is a popular breakfast made in most of the Indian houses known for its delicious taste and quick cooking process..Tomato Bath is a bit more tangy and spicy than regular upma. And It is very easy to make and quite filling too.

Semolina- 1 cup
Onion-1 medium thinly sliced
Tomato -2 medium chopped
Green chilies -1tsp finely chopped
Ginger -1 tsp finely chopped
Cashew nuts -3 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1/2tsp (optional)
Salt – to taste
Coriander leaves - to garnish

Oil-1 tbsp
Mustard seeds-½ tsp
Cumin seeds-½ tsp
Urad dal - 1/2tsp
Channa Dal - 1tsp
Red chillies- 2 no
Curry leaves- 4-5
Hing - A pinch
Turmeric - A pinch
Tomato Bath (Udipi Style)
Tomato Bath
1. Dry-roast ravva until it just begins to turn brown, then keep aside.

2. In a large pan, heat the cooking oil.

3. Add mustard seeds and wait for them to sputter. Then add cumin seeds, urad dal, channa dal,ginger, green chillies, red Chillies and chopped onions and fry until onions are slighty done.

4. Now add pinch of turmeric. Add  the copped tomatoes ,and cook till the tomatoes are mushy now add salt and 3 cups of water, and bring to boil.

5. Add the roasted rava, reduce the heat, and mix quickly to avoid lumps forming.

6. Tomato Bath is done when all the water is absorbed by the ravva.

7.Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves and lemon juice.

8.Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Note: While adding the semolina (ravva) to the boiling water, lower the flame and keep adding the semolina little by little to the boiling water to avoid forming lumps. Stir continuously while adding the semolina to the boiling water.

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