Recipe courtesy of Pallavi, Farmer Dave’s bookkeeper

Olive oil or Canola oil – 4 Tbsp
Onions – 1 Chopped
Tomatoes – 5 large
Salt – to taste
Powdered red chili or red pepper flakes – 1/4 tsp or to taste
Black Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Whole cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Whole dried Red Chile – 1
Green Chile- 2 (optional)
Asafoetida (hing) – 1/8 tsp (optional)
Sugar 3-4 tbsp or to taste

1. Heat 4 Tbsp Oil in a pan.
2 Add Mustard Seeds and allow them to pop,
3 Add cumin seeds
4 Break and add Whole Red Chili.
4 Add Asafoetida
5 Saute Onions until lightly caramelized.
6 Add Tomatoes/green chiles and cook till tomatoes softens (approximately 7-10 minutes).
7 Add salt,sugar and red chile powder & cook for another 3-4 minutes.

For a variation, add 2 tsp of grated ginger along with onions. Any of the ingredients can be adjusted to suit your personal taste.