How to make Tomato and Almond Sauce -

Tomatoes, red capsicums and garlic grilled together and ground with red chillies, almonds and malt vinegar

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Red tomatoes, Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Tomato and Almond Sauce

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Tomato and Almond Sauce Recipe

  • Red tomatoes 4 medium

  • Almonds , blanched and peeled 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic 15-20 cloves

  • Red capsicums 1 1/2 medium

  • Dried red chilli 1

  • Malt vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Corn chips as required


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan and add garlic cloves. Quarter red capsicums and add to the pan.

Step 2

Cut 4 slices from four sides of each of 4 tomatoes leaving the centre portion. Add these slices to the grill pan and grill everything together.

Step 3

Roughly chop remaining 2 tomatoes and put into a mixer jar along with the centre portions of the 4 tomatoes. Add dried red chilli, almonds, malt vinegar and salt and grind.

Step 4

Turn the capsicum and tomato pieces in the grill pan and continue to grill.

Step 5

Remove tomatoes and garlic from the grill pan and add to the mixer jar and grind.

Step 6

Add ¾ cup water in the grill pan and let the capsicums cook. When the capsicums are cooked, add them to the mixer jar and grind till smooth.

Step 7

This sauce can be used to cook pasta or fish or chicken or use as a dip.

Step 8

Pour into a serving bowl and serve as a dip with corn chips, potato chips or with vegetable sticks.

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