This is my first post so little nervous about it, recently I had been to one of my friends place for dinner, there I tasted the best Home made Tomato pickle ever, I decided I had to try this recipe. I have made few changes to suit my taste and i am glad that it came out well. Thank you Hema for this wonderful recipe.
1 kg firm ripe tomatoes
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 - 2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp fenugreek powder (I used whole fenugreek seeds)
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp tamarind paste or you can use whole taramind as well mixed in water.
1 small piece of jaggery
1) Chop the tomatoes finely and cook them in a vessel along with turmeric powder.
2) Cook them for few mins until they start getting mushy, add salt and tamarind paste and cook the tomatoes on slow heat until all the water is evaporated. This may take some time.
3) Grind this tomato paste in mixer along with fenugreek powder and jaggery (Note, I used whole fenugreek seeds as thats what i had on hand).