Tomato Gravy, Indian

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Ethnicity
Middle Eastern  
Base Type
Beef  
Course
Appetizer  
Preparation Time
10-30 Minutes  
Difficulty
Easy  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Eat with Basmati rice  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2010-01-16  
User
Joyce McGuire



Ingredients
                
5 ea
fresh, chopped tomato

1 ea
diced onion, yellow

1 T
ghee

1/2 t
Fresh ground ginger root

1 t
Indian chili chili powder

1/2 t
coriander, ground

1/2 t
turmeric powder

1 ds
to taste salt

1 lb
chicken (optional)

5 clv
pounded garlic


Directions
Fry the onions in hot ghee until they start to brown, do not over cook!

Stir in ginger and garlic, stir and then add powdered spices.  Blend well.

Add tomatoes and salt to taste. Turn heat to medium, cover and simmer 10 minutes.  If using chicken, simmer until chicken is cooked.

This gravy can be used over vegetables or eaten plain with rice.  

Optional:  Add ground cloves and cinnamon to taste.