Simple Tomato Fry

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One of the best side dish for rotis, chapathis or pulkhas. A lip smacking recipe with minimum ingredients that stay fresher for even 3 to 5 days. So an ideal side dish to carry while travelling. My son during his school days for excursions he asks me to make the rotis and tomato fry as side dish in large quantity for him and his friends...
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • 4 Onions thinly sliced from
  • 6 Tomato finely chopped from
  • 2 Green Chillies slitted
  • 1 spoon red chili powder tea full
  • 1 spoon Cumin Seeds tea
  • 1-2 leaves Curry
  • 1 spoon Coriander seed powder tea
  • 1/4 spoon Turmeric Powder tea
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 4 spoons Oil table


  • Heat a heavy bottomed or Non stick pan with oil. Make the cumin seeds to splutter and add the curry leaves. Now fry the onions till they turn out dull and light golden brown.
  • Add the tomatoes and stir. Now add all other powders and salt mentioned above and keep stirring patiently. Do not keep the flame to low.
  • You can see tomatoes becoming mushy ,giving out water. Keep frying further. When everything binds together and stuff becomes dry you can watch the oil coming out from the stuff and the tomato fry comes rolling down without sticking to the bottom.
  • Switch off the stove. Adding a small piece of jagerry while stirring enhances the taste.

Recipe Notes

This can also be spreaded on bread toasts and relished.
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Subhashni Venkatesh
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