3 plump red tomatoes, (see notes)
1 medium white onion
1 serrano/jalapeno or any hot pepper (i didnt have both, so used indian green chili,hot variety)
2 cloves of garlic
5-6 stalks of fresh coriander
2 cups of water
½ teaspoon salt or to taste
1 tablespoon cooking oil
- Wash tomatoes well. Chop tomatoes and onion roughly. Take the chopped tomatoes, onions, garlic, chili in a saucepan, add water and salt to it. Let it boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Take it off the stove, let it cool completely. Add cilantro to this and puree smooth.
- Now in the same sauce pan, add oil, when it is hot, add the pureed sauce to it and let it simmer for another 15 minutes. Check the taste and adjust salt, if necessary.
- Take it off the stove, let it cool completely. Store it in bottles and refrigerate until use.