Green Tomato Sabzi

Kachche Tamatar ki Sabzi is a sweet, spicy and tangy sabzi made with raw tomatoes. This sabzi served with hot phulkas and hari bhari dal makes for a heavenly combination. Here goes the recipe.


8 to 9 raw tomatoes (kachche tamatar)
1 large onion, finely chopped (pyaaz)
1 tbsp oil (tel)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
Few curry leaves (kadi patta)
5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped (lehsun)
1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp red chilly powder (laal mirch)
1 tsp cumin coriander powder (dhaniya jeera powder)
A small piece of jaggery (gud)
Salt as per taste (namak)
2 tbsp fresh coriander for garnishing (dhaniya)


  • Wash the tomatoes and cut into medium sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin seeds, curry leaves and chopped garlic.
  • When the seeds start crackling, add the chopped onions.
  • Saute the onions till they turn golden brown. 
  • Now, add the chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt and mix.
  • Cook covered for 10 to 15 minutes. 
  • Keep stirring occasionally.
  • When the tomatoes are almost cooked, add red chilly powder, cumin coriander powder and jaggery.
  • Cook covered for few more minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped coriander. 
  • Serve Kachche tamatar ki sabzi with rotis/ phulkas.



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