tomato recipes, indian tomato recipes, tomato chutney recipes

collection of 38 tomato recipes – tomato is one ingredient that i use a lot in my cooking. there are some recipes that i also make with tomatoes and have shared them here in this collection.

whenever buying tomatoes, use organic ones. or grow them in your balcony, terrace or garden. i always buy organic tomatoes, onions and potatoes.

there are some ingredients that come from abroad and have become part of indian cuisine. tomatoes, potatoes and chilies are such ingredient that are used often in indian homes. i have made this collection, so that it is easier for you to find all such tomato recipes in one place. you can also check these popular recipes collections:

  1. potato recipes
  2. matar recipes (green peas recipes)
  3. methi recipes (fenugreek leaves recipes)
  4. palak recipes (spinach recipes)

collection of 38 tomato recipes:

1. tomato sambar – a delicious variation of south indian sambar made with tomatoes and lentils.

tomato sambar recipe

 

2. tomato rasam – easy and simple tomato rasam recipe. there is no dal/lentils used in this recipe. also there is no tamarind added in the recipe and also you don’t need any rasam powder to make this rasam.

thakkali rasam

 

3. tomato soup – easy to make restaurant style tomato soup recipe. this is one of the most popular soup recipe served in most indian restaurants.

tomato soup recipe

 

4. tomato upma – tangy and spicy upma made with sooji-rava (cream of wheat), tomatoes and spices.

tomato upma recipe

 

5. tomato dal or tomato pappu – andhra style tomato dal where pigeon pea lentils are cooked with tomatoes and other spices-herbs. slightly tangy and a flavorful dal. best had with steamed rice.

tomato dal recipe, tomato pappu recipe, andhra tomato pappu recipe

 

6. tomato biryani recipe – one pot spiced south indian style tomato biryani recipe. unlike the regular biryanis, this tomato biryani recipe is not layered and dum cooked. the entire recipe is made in a thick bottomed pot or pan. covered with a tight fitting lid and slow cooked. if in a hurry, you can use pressure cooker to make the same recipe. for pressure cooker biryani recipes you can check the following recipes:

tomato biryani recipe

7. tomato ketchup – homemade ketchup made with fresh ripe tomatoes, raisins and dry red chilies from scratch. the homemade ketchup sauce is full of tomato goodness. no pastiness, no sugary taste. there is tang of the tomatoes and the texture is rich with tomatoes.

tomato ketchup recipe

 

8. tomato rice – spicy south indian tomato rice. you can have the tomato rice plain with some papads or chips or serve it with raita. also goes well in the tiffin box.

tomato rice recipe

 

9. tomato pulao – tangy rice pulao made with tomatoes and mixed veggies. you can also make this pulao minus the mixed veggies. this is a slightly spicy version. do reduce the green chilies and red chili powder for a lightly spiced taste.

tomato pulao recipe

 

10. tomato chutney – spicy & tangy chutney made from tomatoes. no onion no garlic recipe.

tomato chutney recipe

 

11. tomato curry – spiced and mildly tangy tomato curry made with ground tomatoes, coconut and spices. the curry has coastal flavors of ground coconut and spices.

tomato curry recipe

12. tomato shorba recipe – easy and light tomato soup spiced with indian spices. tomato shorba is a simple as well as a quick recipe and gets done withing 20 to 25 minutes. it is minimally spiced, light and goes very well as a starter soup. you can even have this shorba accompany a veg pulao, cashew pulao or jeera rice. or just have it plain in a cold weather.

tomato shorba recipe

13. onion tomato raita – one of the easiest raita made using onion, tomato, green chili and mint.

onion tomato raita recipe

 

14. tomato omelette – a delicious vegetarian omelette made with gram flour, tomatoes, onions and indian herbs & spices.

tomato omelette recipe

 

15. roasted tomato soup – easy soup recipe with roasted tomatoes. a simple & easy soup that can be had with some warm bread or baguette.

roasted tomato soup recipe

 

16. tomato saar recipe – tangy soupy curry like preparation made with tomatoes, coconut and spices. you can also call it as tomato curry. this is a finger-licking tasty saar that tastes awesome with steamed rice.

17. tomato cucumber sandwich – one of the most easiest and quick sandwich recipe to make. these sandwiches can also be packed as a tiffin snack as well as wrapped and taken while travelling. for more delicious sandwich recipes you can check this collection of 35 sandwich recipes.

tomato cucumber sandwich recipe

 

18. tomato bath recipe – simple one pot meal with rice, tomatoes and capsicum.

tomato rice recipe

 

19. carrot tomato soup – healthy and easy soup made with carrots and tomatoes.

carrot tomato soup recipe

 

20. tomato bhaji – easy and simple sabzi made with tomatoes, jaggery, peanuts and desiccated coconut. tangy as well as slightly sweet. goes very well as a side dish with chapatis or phulkas.

tomato bhaji recipe

 

21. aloo tamatar sabzi – easy lightly spiced curry made with potatoes and tomatoes. no onion no garlic navratri fasting recipe.

aloo tamatar sabzi recipe

 

22. bengali tomato chutney recipe – a delicious, sweet and spiced tomato chutney made with dates having the flavors & aroma of panch phoron (bengali 5 spice mix).

bengali tomato chutney recipe

23. pizza sauce recipe – quick and easy pizza sauce made with fresh tomatoes, garlic and basil.

basic tomato pizza sauce recipe

 

24. onion tomato chutney – easy to make onion tomato chutney for idli and dosa.

onion tomato chutney recipe

 

25. tomato rasam – easy recipe of tomato rasam made andhra style.

tomato rasam recipe

 

26. tomato chokha recipe – a smoky relish or bharta made from fire roasted tomatoes, herbs and mustard oil. tomato chokha is served with litti chokha and comes from the cuisine of bihar and jharkand in india. i have also posted recipes of aloo chokha and baingan chokha.

tomato bharta recipe, tomato chokha

27. tomato and cheese sandwich recipe – quick and easy grilled sandwich made with tomatoes and cheddar cheese. can be easily made in a tawa or pan. for more tasty cheese recipes you can check this collection of 25 cheese recipes.

tomato cheese sandwich recipe

 

28. quick tomato rasam recipe – easy to prepare and instant recipe of tomato rasam made without rasam powder. serve tomato rasam as a warming soup or have it with steamed rice. you can also serve it with the combo of rice and a veggie dish like potato roast, cabbage poriyal, beetroot thoran, bhindi stir fry etc.

instant tomato rasam recipe

29. kara chutney recipe – south indian recipe of spicy tomato chutney. this chutney is spicy as red chilies are added. you can make it less spicy if you want, by adding less chilies or using chilies which are low in heat. i have also used pearl onions in the recipe and they give a really good flavor. instead of pearl onions, you can also use shallots or regular onions. you can serve kara chutney with idli, dosa or uttapam. this chutney specifically also goes very well with methi dosa.

kara chutney recipe

30. bruschetta recipe – simple yet flavorful recipe of tomato and basil bruschetta. bruschetta is one of my favorite starters. it not only tastes good but also pretty easy to prepare. you can make them in large quantities for parties or gatherings. this a quick as well as easy starter recipe of bruschetta.

tomato bruschetta recipe

31. momos chutney recipe – spicy chutney for veg momos made with tomatoes, garlic and red chilies. you can serve this chutney with veg momos or whole wheat veg momosapart from momos, this spicy tomato chutney also goes well with any pakoras or fritters or tikkis/patties.

momos chutney recipe

32. tomato raita – quick raita with chopped tomatoes.

tomato raita recipe

 

33. tomato salsa – tangy and spicy tomato salsa from the mexican cuisine. tomato salsa is quick to prepare. you can serve it as an appetizer or condiment along with the main course.

tomato recipes

34. tomato thokku – simple and easy south indian tomato pickle recipe. you could have tomato thokku with idli, dosa or even just plain bread or plain boiled rice.

tomato thokku tecipe

 

35. tomato mushroom penne pasta – pasta in a tomato mushroom sauce base. cheese is not added in the recipe. but you can add parmesan cheese to the tomato mushroom sauce. for more delicious mushroom recipes you can check this collection of 58 mushroom recipes.

tomato mushroom penne pasta recipe

 

36. portuguese tomato rice – simple and easy to make tomato rice recipe. this tomato rice is very similar to the spanish rice recipe, except for the method of cooking. its a little on the bland side as besides black pepper no other spices are added. to give a little spice and heat you can add red chili flakes or red chili powder .

portuguese tomato rice recipe

37. tomato pachadi recipe – this andhra style tomato chutney is tangy, sour and spicy. these three flavor profiles in this tomato chutney pairs very well with an idli or dosa or uttapam or adai or punugulu or medu vada or mysore bonda.

tomato pachadi recipe

38. cream of tomato soup recipe – delicious creamy tomato soup made without cream. the soup has a creamy, smooth consistency with a light tanginess from the tomatoes.

cream of tomato soup recipe