Green Tomatoes Kootu
For Ground mixture
As per Taste
Water for grinding to a paste
Mustard seeds, jeera, channa dal, curry leaves and turmeric powder
As per taste
Pressure cook dhal in a cooker till well done.
Dice the tomatoes in med size pieces and set aside.
Heat oil in a kadai and 1 tsp each of the seasonings mentioned.
Once the mustard has spluttered and the channa dal is light brown in colour,add the diced tomatoes.
Add salt and mix the tomatoes nicely in the kadai and let it cook (cook till they are about 90% cooked).
Grind the ingredients as mentioned above to a nice paste and add to the kadai.
Mash the cooked dhal to a paste and add to the kadai with tomatoes and ground mixture.
Cook on low flame for a minute or till the tomatoes are cooked completely.
Check the salt and add if required…according to taste.
Serve hot with steamed rice