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Indian-Spiced Tomato Salsa
© Lucy Schaeffer

Indian-Spiced Tomato Salsa

  • TOTAL TIME: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 2 cups
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • STAFF-FAVORITE

This chunky, tangy salsa is fragrant with garam masala, the Indian spice blend that includes coriander, cardamom and cumin.

  1. 1/2 cup canola oil
  2. 1 serrano chile with seeds, sliced
  3. 1 cup thinly sliced white onion
  4. 1 teaspoon garam masala
  5. 1 pint grape tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  6. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  7. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  8. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil until smoky. Add the chile and onion and stir-fry over high heat for 30 seconds. Add the garam masala and stir-fry until the onion is crisp-tender, 2 minutes. Toss in the tomatoes and lime juice. Transfer to a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cilantro. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Make Ahead The salsa can be refrigerated for up to 3 days. Serve With Fish, shellfish, chicken, lamb, beef, pork.