Perfect for cold winter days!
This serves 4.
What you need:
* 4 large ripe tomatoes
* 1 1/2 cup water
* 2 cloves garlic
* 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
* 1 teaspoon mustard seed
* 6 leaves fresh curry
* 2 teaspoons white sugar
* 1 teaspoon paprika
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
* Salt, to taste
What you do:
Place the tomatoes and 1/2 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl, and cook on High 4 minutes in the microwave.
Reserve the cooking water.
Cool tomatoes slightly, peel, and discard skins.
Process the tomatoes, reserved water, and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth.
Melt the ghee in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the mustard seed 1 minute.
Stir in the curry leaves.
Pour the processed tomatoes and garlic into the skillet.
Stir in remaining 1 cup water.
Mix in sugar, paprika, and salt.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and mix in the cilantro.
Continue cooking 5 minutes. Serve warm.