Green Tomatoes and Potatoes with Garlic

Hare Tamatar Aur Aloo Ki Subzi

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Green tomatoes should never be eaten raw because they contain an alkaloid called tomatine, which is a toxin, similar to the one found in potatoes that turn green. When purchasing unripe green tomatoes, pick ones that are very firm to the touch and blemish-free, with a smooth, light green skin. (Some heir-loom varieties remain green even when ripe. You want unripe tomatoes.)

Because of tomatoes’ acidic nature (ripe or unripe), I recommend that when you cook curries containing them, y