Friday, 10 July 2015

Sev Tameta Nu Shaak Recipe

Simple ingredients can create a tasty dish .Best example of this is the Gujarati Sev Tameta Nu Shaak Recipe .Basically spicy, sweet and tangy tomato curry topped with crisp sev.sev is are crisp fried gram flour vermicelli.

 In this recipe, first tomatoes, onion and spices are sauteed in oil and then steam cooked with water, sev is added only toward its final stage of preparation.

Shev/sev contributes  lot of flavor, taste and texture to the dish. Serve it with paratha and thepla for a delicious meal.

5 medium size Red Ripe Tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup yellow Nylon Sev or Thick Sev
1 medium size Onion( finely chopped)
1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
1 teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 Green Chilli  chopped
1 teaspoons Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 teaspoon Dhania, coriander Powder
1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
2 tablespoons Coriander leaves for garnish
2 tablespoons CookingOil
 Salt to taste
1/2 cup Water

1.Heat oil in a kadai over medium flame. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds; when they begin to splutter, add chopped onion and sauté until it turns light brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chillies, sauté for 15-20 seconds.


2. Now add red chilli powder, garam masala, dhania powder .Add chopped tomatoes and sauté them for a minute.Add and mix salt, sugar and turmeric powder. Cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

3.Add 1/2 cup water, mix well and cook on low flame until tomatoes become soft roughly 4-5 minutes. Stir in between occasionally.

4.sprinkle sev on tomato sabji just before serving & serve immediately so that the sev doesnt get soggy.  if you want you can add the sev when the tomato gravy is done and cook them for a minute or two.

5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve the sev tameta nu shaak with phulkas, chapatis or methi thepla or bajra rotis.

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