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Tomato gojju , recipe #3

Hello dear readers ! Its been a long time since I blogged  and was missing blogging very badly. Today I will share an easy peasy recipe of tomato gojju. This gojju tastes very good and compliments well with chapathi. This is my aunt Pushpakka’s recipe and a keeper. I have prepared this gojju numerous time on popular demand . Stay tuned for more interesting recipes!

Recipe adapted from : Pushpa Pai



Tomato – 1/2 kg

Green chilly – 3, slit

Oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Asafoetida – pinch

Groundnuts – handful (roasted,skinned and coarsely ground)

Sugar – 1/4 tsp (or jaggery)

Salt- to taste


  1. Wash , chop tomatoes finely.
  2. Take a pressure cooker and heat oil.
  3. Add mustard seeds and splutter it.
  4. Add curry leaves, chana dal and hing.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes,green chillies, salt and sugar.
  6. Add 1 cup water and take 3 to 4 whistles.
  7. Switch off the flame.
  8. Once the pressure releases open the lid.
  9. Add groundnut powder and reduce the gravy until it thickens.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Serve it hot.

My notes:

  • You may add chilly powder for extra spice.
  • You may also add rasam or sambhar powder.
  • I used store bought roasted peanuts .




About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

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