How to make Tamatar Bhujia -

A spicy and delicious tomato curry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tomatoes (टमाटर), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Tamatar Bhujia

Tamatar Bhujia Recipe Card


Hindi: tamatar
Relish a salad platter of thinly sliced tomatoes, with chunks of mozzarella, a drizzle of olive oil, sliced black olives and basil leaves. Arrange in concentric circles on a nice white plate. The word relish is just perfect here. And not just salads, for all those rich and good-looking Indian preps, the very famous onion-tomato masala is a must! Then, there are soups, beverages (call for the Bloody Mary!), snacks and even desserts made of these plump red things. Even the green ones are in use today. Must say, terrific tomatoes!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tamatar Bhujia Recipe

  • Tomatoes 8 large

  • Onion

  • Onion 1 large

  • Garlic 5 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Coconut scraped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Wash and wipe dry tomatoes. Place in hot boiling water for five minutes. Drain, cool and peel off skin. Chop into one inch sized chunks.

Step 2

Peel, wash and finely chop onion and garlic. Peel, wash and shred ginger. Remove stems, deseed and cut green chillies into thin strips. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves Heat oil in a saucepan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3

When they begin to change colour, add onion and garlic and sauté till onion is soft. Add green chillies and stir. Add ginger and tomatoes.

Step 4

Stir and add salt, garam masala powder and stir-fry for two to three minutes.

Step 5

Add brown sugar, scraped coconut and chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.