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Tamatar Pyaaz ka Masala Recipe

Tamatar Pyaaz ka Masala

The basic recipe for most North Indian gravies, tamatar pyaaz ka masala.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tamatar Pyaaz ka Masala

  • Enough for 500 gm of vegetables or meat, or 1 cup of lentils
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 tsp chopped cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1/2 cup tomato-grated OR 1/4 cup puree
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp powdered red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp powdered coriander seeds

How to Make Tamatar Pyaaz ka Masala

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Grind onions, garlic and ginger to a paste.
Heat oil and add cumin seeds and bay leaves.
When the seeds begin to splutter, add the onion paste and saute till brown and fat separates.
Add tomatoes or puree, turmeric, salt, garam masala, red pepper and the coriander powder, and stir fry till the fat separates.
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