Sunday, December 21, 2014

Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka Kat حیدرآبادی ٹماٹر کا کٹ

Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka Kat is a very delicious, tangy and sour dish from Hyderabad Deccan community of Karachi. It is very easy to prepare.

Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka Kut

  • Tomatoes quartered  1 kg
  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoon
  • Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chillies powder  1 teaspoon
  • Haldi 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

Tarka/Tadka/Baghar Ingredients:

  • Oil 1-2 tablespoon
  • Garlic with skin crushed 2-3 cloves
  • Red Chilli whole  5
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard whole 1 teaspoon
  • Karhi partta/Kadi patta   8-10


  • Fresh Coriander leaves  a few
  • Fresh Mint leaves 1 few


  • Boiled eggs, halved   6-8
  • Boiled Rice as required
  • Fried Dehydrated Meat slices  as required


  • Take 1 glass water in a pan.
  • Add tomatoes, tamarind pulp, ginger and garlic pastes, and spices to it.
  • Cook on medium flame till tomatoes are tender and soft.
  • Mash then grind the tomatoes, recook for 3-4 minutes to a runny thick texture.

  • Now fry tarka ingredients in oil in a frying pan.
  • Pour over the prepared tomato curry.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and mint leaves and simmer.
  • Delicious Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka Kat is ready.
  • Add halved egg in each serving bowl/plate when serving.
  • Serve with boiled rice and Tala Hua Sookha Gosht (Fried Dried Meat Slices).