Tempting Tomato Fry: Bursting with Tangy Flavors – A Quick and Delicious Dish!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time:  10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Serving – 4


Tomato fry is an easy and simple recipe. It is a good side dish for dosas, chapatis and pooris.


Tomato- 6, sliced.                     

Onion- 1, thinly sliced

Ginger- a small piece, finely chopped

Garlic – 6 cloves, finely chopped

Green chillies- 2, slit

Turmeric/ haldi powder- ¼ tsp.

Kashmiri chilli powder- ½ tsp.

Tomato sauce- 1 tbsp.

Curry leaves- few

Mustard- 1 tsp.

Jeera- ½ tsp.

Coconut oil- 1 tbsp.

Salt – to taste

Coriander leaves- 1 tbsp, finely chopped.

Preparation Method: Step by Step

  • Take a pan, add oil. Once oil is hot, add in the mustard seeds, jeera and curry leaves. Let the mustard seed flutter.
  • Then add in ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute it well over low flame till you receive a nice aroma of garlic. 
  • Add onions and saute till it becomes slightly brown.
  • Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, Kashmiri chilli powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • After 5 minutes, mash the tomatoes. Add tomato sauce and mix well.
  • Turn off the flame and add in the coriander leaves.
  • Tomato fry is ready.


  • Any oil can be used. But using coconut oil gives a different flavor.


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