Ginger 1/2 inch piece
Garlic 1 pod
Salt to taste
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Dried Broken Red Chillies 4
Curry Leaves 4
Oil 1 tbsp
Method of preparation:
Wash, peel and roughly chop ginger.
Peel, remove hard end and roughly chop garlic.
Wash and roughly chop tomato.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, remove from heat.
Keep two of the curry leaves and red chillies aside.
Grind tomato, ginger, garlic, above curry leaves and red chillies that are kept aside and salt together into smooth paste without adding any water.
Pour the remaining talimpu into the ground tomato mixture.
Stir thoroughly and serve with dosa, rice…
Notes: Tastes good with roma tomatoes.