sev tamatar ki sabzi

Sev tamatar ki sabzi is a typical Gujrati dish  but we Indori’s also love it a lot. In Indore and other parts of M.P. this thick spicy gravy is very popular ,it is a spicy gravy  made with tomatoes, onions, spices and sev as the main ingredient ,it is  served on all road side Dhaba’s, restaurants and also in marriage receptions and parties. It  is very delicious and  easy to make  ,tastes  best with chapati, paratha ,naan and rice. 

Preparation time-10 min

Cooking time-20 min

Cooking level- medium

So lets make this recipe what we need


Sev- 1 small cup (You can take any kind of sev but it tastes best with plain and masala sev)

Onion-2 medium size finely chopped

Garlic-5 to 6 cloves finely chopped

Ginger-1/2 tbsp  paste

Tomatoes-2 big size finely chopped

Green chillies or whole red chillies – 2 chopped

Asafoetida-1/4 tbsp

Mustard seeds-1/2 tbsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tbsp

Coriander powder- 1 tbsp

Chilli powder-1/2 tbsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tbsp

Garam masala- ½ tbsp.

Coriander leaves-1/2 cup for garnishing

Salt – according to taste

Oil- 2 tbsp for cooking

sev tamatar ki sabzi

Method –

1 put on the gas stove and heat oil in kadhai /wok . Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida ,wait for the seeds to crackle.

2 Add chopped onions, garlic and sauté for a minute than add green chillies and ginger and cook on low flame till it changes its color.

sev tamatar ki sabzi

3. once it done add coriander powder ,chili powder, turmeric powder and mix them well .

4. Add chopped tomatoes in masala and a pinch of salt , cook it on low flame till the oil separates from tomatoes.


5. when the tomatoes completely mashed up in spices add little water ,you can add water according to your choice but this gravy tastes yummy when it is thick.


6. let the water boil for 2 minutes than add sev, cook it for 30 seconds and put off the flame. garnish with chopped coriander leaves and sev tamatar ki sabzi is ready to serve.

Important note-

1 Make the gravy thick as it tastes best.

2 After adding sev  don’t cook it much .

3 Add sev before  serving dish, if You are waiting for guests keep the gravy ready and add sev when the table is ready. just heat up the  gravy on flame and add sev.

I hope you liked this gravy, if yes don’t forget to drop your comments and suggestions.

See you guys in next post.







10 thoughts on “Indore Special -Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi

  1. Oh I really forgot this quick deliciousness , last time I made it seems to be 5 years’s time to cook it again this weekend! Nice recipe.

  2. Oh No! You had me stuck here. I used to have it when i was in bangalore, one of friend used to make this often and just love it. Now that i moved back to my home city, Hyderabad, I didn’t have it in over 3 years now! It is quite tempting indeed!


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