Spanish pimento olive tawa masala

Recipes-Olives from spain
  • 15 pc (50 g) Pimento stuffed OLIVES FROM SPAIN
  • 1 pc Onion (chopped)
  • 1 pc Red bell peppers (chopped)
  • 3 pcs Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 20 g Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 pc Green chili (chopped)
  • 5 g Ajwain
  • 5 g Coriander powder
  • 2 g Red chili powder
  • 2 g Turmeric powder
  • 5 g Garam masala powder
  • 20 g Butter
  • 5 g Kasuri methi
  • 20 g Fresh coriander (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
Preparation time:
20 minutes
2-3 portions
Level of difficulty:
  • Roughly chop the tomatoes and add them in a blender to make a smooth puree. Keep it aside.
  • Melt butter on a tawa or skillet.
  • Add the ajwain and the ginger garlic paste till aromatic.
  • Add the onions and sauté till translucent.
  • Add the green chilli, finely chopped bell pepper and sauté for about 3 minutes.
  • Then add the red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
  • Stir and sauté for about a minute and add the tomato puree and salt.
  • Stir well and sauté till you see butter releasing from the sides and the masala has thickened a bit. This takes about 8 to 10 minutes on a low flame.
  • If the tomato masala looks dry, then add 1 or 2 tbsp of water and continue to sauté.
  • Add the Spanish pimento olives then add the crushed kasuri methi. Stir very well and switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.