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Tomato-Onion Seasoning Masala

Sue Lau
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Quick Release 7 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 quart

Equipment

  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker

Ingredients
  

1 quart seasoning masala:

  • 1-1/2 pounds sliced onions
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or ghee
  • 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seed
  • 2 tablespoons fenugreek powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Saute the onions, in the coconut oil or ghee until browned using the sear setting.
  • Add the canned tomatoes, water, ginger and garlic.
  • Place lid on cooker and set to seal.
  • Cook at pressure/high for 15 minutes.
  • Use the quick release.
  • Stir in the remaining spices and puree with a stick blender.
  • Package in one cup increments for the freezer.
  • Use one cup of the tomato-onion masala in the dal recipe instead of the listed spices.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Seasoning Masala