Tomato dates jam

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Tomato dates jam is a yummy jam prepared with tomatoes and dates that goes well as a side for spicy biryani. I have tasted this many times at my friend house and I fell in love with this jam. So I am very glad to share this yummy jam recipe to you. I am sure you too love this recipe.

Tomato dates jam

Ingredients:

      • 2 nos – Tomato ( make a slit with knife)
      • 2 nos – Dates (pitted)
      • 3 to 4 tbsp – Sugar (as needed)
      • 2 tbsp – Ghee
      • 1 tbsp – Cashew nuts
      • 1 pinch – Salt (optional)

Tomato dates jam

Preparation method:

  1. Heat water in a pan, bring it to rolling boil and switch off the stove. Now add tomatoes and allow them to sit for 5 mins. Then peel off the skin and chop them into big chunks, set aside.
  2. Transfer chopped tomatoes into a blender along with dates and pinch salt, grind them to a puree. Set aside.
  3. Heat a tbsp of ghee, roast cashew nuts until golden brown and set it aside. In the same pan, add pureed tomato dates and saute until raw smell goes.
  4. Add sugar and little ghee then and there, saute for few seconds. then add roasted cashew nuts and saute until you see glossy and it is no longer sticking to the bottom. This indicates that jam is done and serve with any biryani of your choice.

Tomato dates jam

Notes:

  • You can adjust the level of sugar and ghee as per your taste.

Tomato dates jam

17 comments:

  1. wow unbeatable combination ....super jam

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  2. Interesting combo for a jam.. Looks colorful and delicious.

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  3. jam looks perfect and delicious :)

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  4. never tried before.. Looks so tempting

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  5. wow !! that is a great combination..sweet and tangy..wud love to try it. feel free to drop by my space too when you get the time. just posted on some handy parenting tips to "sane motherhood" on my "pick quicks" blog. Hope you will be a follower there as well.

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  6. Wow lovely combo Shanthi, looks really awesome...

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  7. One unique combination of tomato jam and biryani :) nevertheless I can imagine how good this jam would taste

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  8. like its color.. unique recipe dear..

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  9. love this combo n delicious it looks :-)

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  10. Omg, this jam is my favourite, had it long back..

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  11. Beautiful pictures..looks delicious...

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  12. Wow.. As u said, this wud tasty out of the world with a biriyani.. Bookmarked this lovely recipe :)

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  13. Tried it and it tastes good. Thanks for the recipe.

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