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Tamatar Ka Chokha
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Tamatar ka Chokha | How to make Tomato Chokha

Tamatar ka Chokha or Tomato Chokha is an easy condiment made with roasted tomatoes. This is a popular dish from Bihar and can be enjoyed with Litti, Sattu Paratha, etc.
Course Chutneys, Dips and Spreads
Cuisine Bihar, Jharkhand
Keyword Easy Tomato Relish, Tomato Chokha
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Meals for One
By Diet Healthy Recipes
Dish Type Condiment Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Calories 89kcal
Author Srivalli


  • 2 Tomatoes medium to large
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cooking Oil / Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Leaves finely chopped


Roasting the vegetables.

  • First, rinse tomatoes very well in water first. Wipe them dry.
  • We can either roast the tomatoes directly over the burner on the stove or on a wired grill rack placed over the flame directly
  • Roast the tomatoes on all sides.
  • We can also grill the tomatoes or roast them in the oven. However, you won't get the smoky flavor if you roast it in the oven.
  • Ensure you keep turning the tomatoes all around for even roasting.
  • The tomatoes should get charred.
  • Make sure the tomatoes are completely cooked from within. You can check this by inserting it with a knife and the inside is soft.
  • Likewise, roast the green chilies as well.

Making Tomato Chokha

  • Once the tomatoes cool, then peel them and remove the charred skin.
  • Chop them and add the chopped tomatoes along with their juices to a mixing bowl.
  • Chopped the charred green chilies along with garlic along with chopped coriander leaves
  • Add cooking oil and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Adjust the seasoning according to your choice.
  • Serve with litti chokha or sattu paratha or as a condiment.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 312mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2076IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg
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