Just before posting this recipe, I googled to check whether there is any similar dish already. After the googling I just felt I should a clue to the title. Because there are many other chilly and tomato combinations that is not Chinese.
Chilli tomato is like a chilly gobi or a chilly chicken which is very suitable for a side dish. The inspiration to prepare this recipe is from the fast food joints in
that serve chilly tomato with parotta….. We had this with chapathi. Kochi
Tomato – 3
Capsicum – 1
Green chilly – ½ or 1 small
Onion – 1 big
Chilly powder – ½ tsp
Pepper powder – 1/8 tsp
Soya sauce – 1 ½ tbsp
Tomato sauce – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar – 2 pinch
Oil – 2 tbsp
Garlic – 4 cloves
Cut the tomato into half. Scoop out the seed and flesh in the inside and keep it in a bowl..
Cut the tomato into cubes and place it in another bowl.
Cut the onion, capsicum and chilly into juliennes. Chop the garlic.
Heat oil in a pan and the garlic, followed by onion and green chillies. Saute for about a minute and add the capsicum and the scooped out tomatoes. Saute for a minute. Add salt and chilly powder. Add the cubed tomato. Turn to high heat and sauté till the tomatoes are just cooked. Pour the soya sauce and sauté briskly. Add sugar immediately. Stir for about 5 seconds and add the tomato sauce. Add the pepper powder. Turn off heat. Serve hot with fried rice, noodles or chapathi.