Tamatar Pyaaz ka Masala Recipe

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

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

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