Oriya recipes

Tomato khajuri khatta

March 6, 2008
Tomato and khajuri katta is a very interesting combination of sour tomatoes with sweets dates. It is a very coveted side dish Odisha

Tomato khajuri  khatta is a very interesting combination of sour tomatoes with sweets dates. It is a very coveted side dish for any festive cooking. This recipe can be stored for a week in a fridge and easily goes well rice and pancakes.

The two basic ingredients Jeera lanka powder ( powdered dry roasted cumin seeds and dry chilies)and panch putona ( combination of mustard seeds, fenugeek seeds fennel seeds cumin seeds and onion seeds ) of oriya cusine is very much highlighted in this recipe .

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How to make tomato khajuri ( dates ) khatta

  • 500g tomatoes quatered
  • 10 -12 seedless dates
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1/3 cup raw sugar
  • 2 green chilies
  • curry leaves for tempering
  • 1 tsp of panch putona
  • 1 tsp Jeera and lanka powder
  • coriander leaves to garnish
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Heat oil in a pan. Add panch putona. When they start to crackle add ginger, curry leaves and green chilies.

Add chopped tomatoes and salt. Saute for 5 to 6 minutes till its mushy.

Add sugar and cook untill the sugar is dissloved..Add dates to it. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add jeera Lanka powder and coriander for garnishing.

 

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply Shilpa March 8, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    Very nice recipe. Welcome to blogging and All the best for your new blog.

  • Reply aspiring annapoorna March 9, 2008 at 7:48 am

    very nice recipe. I will try this soon.

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