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instant tomato pickle

Instant Tomato Pickle

Tomato Pickle is tasty, easy to make and ready in ten minutes. It is popular in South India.

Course daily cooking, meals, pickle
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword instant pickle, side dish, tomato pickle
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 bowl
Author Jayashree


  • 1/4 kilogram tomato
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • tamarind
  • salt
  • water

For the mix

  • 2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek


  1. Wash and cut the tomato.

  2. Take oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, as it splutters, put asafoetida and turmeric powder. Add the tomato pieces to it. Put salt and some water. Let cook.

  3. Dry roast the mustard seed and fenugreek seed. Once it cools, grind it to a powder.

  4. Once the tomato is moderately cooked, put the tamarind pulp and chilly powder. Add some water. Let cook for sometime.

  5. Now, add two teaspoon of the ground mixture. Let cook for a minute.

  6. Switch off the stove.

  7. Tomato pickle is ready to serve.