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Easy and simple dinners

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When you have, some tomatillos, an extra large tomato and some beautiful pink radhish :

what does it turn into for dinner?

Mooli paratha and Sev tameta. I can eat mooli only in parathas, that too made my way. I sautee the grated mooli and its leaves in some oil with hing till they are cooked. Then I take some wheat flour, add a bit of besan to it, some salt, chilli powder, turmeric and the cooked mooli. Then I make a soft dough adding water as needed and make parathas as usual.
I used the wrong type of sev for the sev tameta but that was the only one I had at home. Usually, the thick variety is used. Making Sev tameta is really simple. Just make a tadka with some oil, mustard seeds, jeera, hing. Add some chopped onion and garlic if you wish. Otherwise just add some chopped green chillies and turmeric. Add the chopped tomatoes. I had some tomatillos so I used them along with the tomatoes. But tomatillos are more sour than tomatoes so be careful. Cover and cook the tomatoes. Add some s…