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Raw Tomato Bhaji with Peanuts

(Link to Marathi recipe)

Raw tomatoes make regular appearance in Maharashtrian food. Raw tomato(often known as green tomatoes in Maharashtra) chutney is my most favorite. Simple sandwich tastes so tasteful with that chutney. Another favorite sabji/bhaji of mine is very similar to this one ET shared few years ago. The recipe I am going to share today is from Khandesh. I learnt to make it from my husband. I never tweaked it except adding less oil than him. My mother-in-law makes it the best and she makes sure to make it for us when we visit India.
Raw tomatoes to show up in the farmers markets in my area during tomato season. I usually plant couple of tomato plants in summer so I get staple supply of these beauties through out the summer.

Here is the simple recipe of Khandesh style raw tomato bhaji -

2-3 Medium to Large Raw Green Tomatoes
1/3 cup Toor Daal
1/4 cup Peanuts
5-6 Bird Chilies (or per taste)
3-4 Cloves of Garlic
1 tsp Coriander Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 cup Cilantro - Ch…