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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tomato chutney

The tomato is a low-calorie food packed with nutrition, especially when fully ripe.  Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, carotenes (especially lycopene), biotin, and vitamin K. They are also a very good source of vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, niacin, folic acid, and dietary fiber.Tomato is rich in vitamin C and contains some vitamin B and vitamin A. The vitamin C content increases as the vegetable ripens. The nutritional value of tomato makes it good for weight loss, obesity, eye disorders, night blindness, urinary tract infection, liver disorders, jaundice, indigestion, morning sickness, constipation, diarrhea, intestinal disorders, and diabetes. It also helps in cleansing the body of toxic compounds.


Ingredients                                                                         

Tomato - 2.                
onion - 1.
garlic - 3.
curry leaves -10.
ginger root - 1tsp (grated).
oil - to fry
red chillies - 4.

Method

  • Heat the oil,add the tomatoes,onion,garlic,curry leaves,red chillies and ginger, one by one and saute it at least for 15 min.It should be well sauted till the raw smell goes.
  • Then transfer the content to the blender and add  salt, then grind it well.
  • It serves as a very good combination for dosa's and idli's.

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