Khamen asinba thongba

Pan roasted tomatoes in sweet and sour syrup


  • 12 Roma tomatoes or any small size tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Kalonji seeds
  • 1 cup sugar (or accordingly)
  • Salt to taste
  • One small piece of lemon peel


  1. Heat ghee. Roast kalonji seeds and tomatoes till tomato peel starts separating. Remove peel and keep aside.
  2. Bring water to boil. Add sugar, salt, lemon peel and fried/roasted tomatoes. Cook until syrup consistency is achieved.
  3. Khamen asinba thongba is ready.

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