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Quick Tomato Relish

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Quick Tomato Relish

Jar a tomato…

tomato relish

Something sweet…something tangy. Dollop on anything…cheese, crackers, eggs, or your sandwiches!

 Time to relish...

Time to relish…

3 medium tomatoes, ripe (blanched, peeled and coarsely chopped)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red onion, finely diced
1 tbsp garlic, minced
2 tbsp raisins
4 dates, pitted and chopped
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 bay leaves
1 stick cinnamon
1 tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp ginger powder/fresh ginger peeled and chopped
1 tsp vinegar
salt and pepper, to taste

tomato relish

tomato relish

Heat oil in a heavy based pan, over medium heat.
Add the mustard seeds, and as they splutter, add the bay leaf, cinnamon stick and onion.
Cook until onion has softened.
Add garlic, stir for a minute and now add the spices.

Add chopped tomatoes, brown sugar, salt and pepper and stir to combine.

tomato relish

Cook on low heat, until the mixture thickens. Add vinegar and cook for further 5 minutes.
Cool and bottle in a jar.
Makes about 1 cup.




About spicerack

Full time granny, arts enthusiast, compulsive baker and a freelance writer! Practically a nomad, living out of my suitcase literally! Based in Kuwait, New Delhi, and San Diego!

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