Khajoor Tamatar Bharta

Immunity booster and full of vitamins here is a super delicious bharta made with charred tomatoes and healthy dates to give a tangy and sweet taste to your everyday meal. This goes well with chapatti or rice. Try this mouth-watering bharta and you will want to have it often.

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Khajoor Tamatar Bharta

Main ingredients Tomatoes, Seedless dates (khajoor), Ginger, Garlic, Green chillies, Onions, Ghee, Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Asafoetida, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Coriander powder, Dried mango powder, Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Main course vegetarian
Prep time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 20-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of cooking Easy
Others Vegetarian


  • 8 medium tomatoes 
  • 8-10 seedless dates, soaked and chopped
  • 1 inch ginger 
  • 4-5 garlic
  • 3-4 green chillies
  • 2 medium onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ¾ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1½ teaspoons red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¾ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves + for garnish


  1. Roast the tomatoes over direct flame till well charred from all sides. Dip them into a bowl of cold water and peel them. Trim the top of the tomatoes and halve them.  
  2. Transfer the tomatoes into a chopper and finely chop them. Transfer them into a bowl.
  3. Put ginger, garlic, green chillies and onions into the chopper and finely chop them as well.
  4. Heat ghee in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds and asafeotida and saute for a few seconds.
  5. Add chopped ginger, green chillies and onions and sauté till translucent. Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well. Sauté for 1 minute. 
  6. Add chopped tomatoes and mix well. Add dried mango powder, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the dates, mix and cook for 5-6 minutes or till the mixture thickens. 
  8. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.