Tomato pickle


Tamatar Aachar

Tomato Aachar.( Tomato Pickle)

2 cups roasted tomatoes, peeled, and finely chopped
3 fresh red chilies, minced (optional)
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 tablespoon ginger, minced
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon mustard seeds( optional)
1 tablespoon mustard/vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Salt to taste

1 tablespoon mustard oil
1 teaspoon fenugreek
10 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon green onion, finely chopped

In a blender combine all ingredients to form smooth paste-like
mixture. Transfer into a large bowl.

For garnish, in a non-stick pan heat one tablespoon of mustard oil,
splitter fenugreek until it turns dark. Add slices of garlic and
fry till light brown. Pour the garlic-oil mixture and chopped
green onions over the tomato mixture. Mix well and refrigerate
for at leat two hours. Serve chilled with nepalese sekuwas,
chhewyalas, MOMOs. Makes a good condiment.