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Tomato Gotsu
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Tomato gostu in pressure cooker | Simple Tomato Gravy

Tomato gravy in less than 20 mins with the minimal of minimal ingredients cooked to perfection in one pot. Goes well with Idli or Dosa.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Green Chilli – 2
  • Garlic pods – 5
  • Crushed ginger – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – a spring
  • Onion – 1big
  • Tomato – 4
  • Chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Water as needed – ½ cup
  • Salt as needed
  • Coriander leaves to garnish


  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker Once it's hot add in mustard seeds let it splutter and then add Cumin Seeds, Green Chilli, Garlic pods, Crushed ginger, and curry leaves saute and then add in the chopped onions saute till glossy.
  • Next, add in tomatoes, mix well and then add in the chili powder, Turmeric powder, and salt.
  • Mix well and cook till the tomatoes get soft and then add in ½ cup of water.
  • Mix well and close the cooker and cook for 2 whistles in a high flame and the in a low flame cook for another 10 mins. Switch off and wait till the pressure is released naturally. Garnish with coriander leaves.


· Add more water if you prefer it thinner.
· Goes well with Idli, roti, even dosa or even pulao.
Keyword Tomato gostu, Tomato Gravy
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