tomato chokha recipe, tomato bharta recipe
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Tomato Chokha

Tomato chokha is a smoky relish made from fire roasted tomatoes, spices and mustard oil.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: bihari
Servings: 3 to 4
Calories: 20kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 200 grams Tomatoes Or 2 medium to large tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon Chopped green chilies
  • ½ teaspoon Chopped garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped coriander leaves

    (cilantro leaves)


roasting tomatoes

  • Rinse tomatoes very well in water first. 
  • Then place them on a wired grill rack and begin to roast the tomatoes. You can also place them directly on the stove top. You can also grill the tomatoes or roast in the oven. But then you won't get the smoky flavor.
  • Turn them after a few minutes for even roasting.
  • The tomatoes should get charred.
  • Roast the tomatoes till they are completely cooked from within. With a knife check the doneness. The knife should slid easily in the tomatoes without any resistance.

making tomato chokha

  • Once the tomatoes cool, then peel them and remove the charred skin. Chop them and add the chopped tomatoes along with its juices in a mixing bowl.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chilies, 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic, 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves, 1/2 teaspoon mustard oil and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice.
  • Season with salt as per taste. Mix very well.
  • Check the taste and add more lemon juice or mustard oil or green chilies or salt if required.
  • Serve with litti chokha or sattu paratha or even regular paratha (plain or stuffed) or chapatis.


  • Recipe can be doubled.


Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 158mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 9.5mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.2mg