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Fire Roasted Tomato Chokha

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 c finely diced onions
  • 1/4 c finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 bird's eye green chili
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil ( or olive oil )
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Roasting Tomatoes

  1. Grill Method :

  2. Heat up the grill to 450* F

  3. Cut tomatoes into twos and place cut side down on the hot grill

  4. Cook until tender

Broiling Method

  1. Place tomatoes under the broiler in your oven and cook until smoky and tender.

Open Flame

  1. Place tomatoes on wire mesh directly on the grill of the stove

  2. Cook on medium flame under tomatoes are tender

Make the Chokha

  1. Once you have roasted the tomatoes, peel the skin off and finely chop the tomatoes

  2. Mix onions, cilantro, cumin, chili and salt into the tomatoes and then drizzle the oil on top

  3. Chill for an hour before serving