No Onion No Garlic Tomato Gojju

No Onion No Garlic Tomato Gojju – A sweet and a tangy stew, a perfect pair for all the tiffin items be it idli, dosa, upma or ven pongal.


No Onion No Garlic Tomato Gojju


4 servings


South Indian


20 m




A sweet and a tangy stew!

– 3 Roma Tomatoes – 2 tsp Oil – ½ tsp Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds – ½ tsp Toor Dal – 5 Curry Leaves – ½ tsp Hing – 1.5 tsp Salt – ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder –½ tbsp Rasam Powder – ½ tbsp Sambar Powder – 1 tbsp Jaggery Powder – ¼ tsp Tamarind Paste – 1 cup Water

You will need:


Simple & easy-to-follow


– Chop the tomatoes and set aside. – If using tamarind pods, soak a betel nut sized tamarind in 1 cup of water for at least 30 minutes and extract the juice.

Steps 1-3

– Heat a kadai or clay pot and add oil. – When the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, toor dal, hing and curry leaves. – When the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped tomatoes.

Steps 4-7

– Add the salt, turmeric powder, sambar powder, rasam powder, and jaggery. – Cover and cook for three minutes or until the tomatoes become soft and mushy. – After three minutes, remove the lid and mash the tomatoes. – Add the tamarind paste and the water. Mix well. Now taste and adjust the salt and jaggery.

Steps 8-9

– Allow it to simmer for 10 minutes and turn off the heat. – That’s it. Tomato gojju is ready. Serve hot with any tiffin items.

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