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Burmese Tomato Salad

Ritu Dalmia
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Burmese Tomato Salad RECIPE

Easy and fast to make, this can be whipped up at moments notice. Tastes equally good.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Shallow fry
  • Blending
  • Frying
  • Salad
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  2. Oil for frying
  3. 1/2 cup peanuts, fried
  4. 1 tbsp jaggery, grated
  5. 3-4 fresh red chilies, seeds removed
  6. 1 tbsp sesame oil
  7. 1 lime, juiced
  8. Salt to season
  9. 1 kg medium tomatoes, blanched, skin and seeds removed, cut into quarters
  10. To Garnish:
  11. 1 tsp sesame seed
  12. A handful of coriander, chopped


  1. In a small shallow frying pan roast the sesame seeds over medium heat until toasted. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok and fry the onions till they are golden-brown.
  3. Blend half of the fried onions, peanuts, jaggery and chilies in a food processor till smooth.
  4. Transfer the paste to a clean bowl, add the sesame oil and lime juice, and season with salt. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Toss the tomatoes in the dressing. Garnish with coriander leaves, toasted sesame seeds and the remaining fried onions.

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bina bedi
bina bedi   May-18-2016

lovely recipe

Ritu Sharma
Ritu Sharma   May-17-2016

So delicious!

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