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TOMATO CHARU Vegetarian-Dish

Tomato rasam is a poplular south Indian cuisine. It is also known as tomato charu and cooked daily as a part of meal in all over South India.


Medium sized tomato
: 2
Green chilli
: 5
: 1
: 3
Curry leaves
: a few
Turmeric Powder
Dhaniya Powder
Tamarind paste
: 1tsp
Menthi Powder
: 1/2 tsp
: To taste

Tomato charu


  • Cut tomatoes into half and put them in the microwave for 4 it shd cook the tomato fully.
  • Mash the cooked tomato and squeeze and extract the juice from it,throw the rest in the bin. to 5 min(depending on ur microwave settings).
  • Cut green chilli and onion into small pieces.add crushed garlic. in a vessel,heat oil,add curry leaves,jilakarra,aavalu,green chilli and onion.
  • Fry them until onion is light brown. add the tomato extratct ,tamarind,salt,dhaniya powder,menthi powder,turmeric powder and salt to the vessel.
  • Add 2 cups of water. boil it for 10 minutes,add cilantro and turn off the stove.
  • Very tasty tomato charu is ready to go with rice.