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Sattvic Masala (No Onion/Garlic)

Looking for a no onion/garlic curry paste? Then I am sure this sattvic masala is going to be your favorite Indian curry paste recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry paste, no onion/garlic masala, sattvic masala
Servings: 200 gram
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 2 - 3 medium-size tomato
  • an inch piece of ginger peeled
  • 1 green chili
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder


  • Wash the tomatoes and then pat dry.
  • Gently prick the tomatoes using a fork.
  • Roast the tomatoes over the gas stove until charred or in the oven.
  • Blend together the roasted tomato, green chili and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Add the tomato paste and fry till it starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Add salt and spices. Stir to combine. Cook for a minute or so.
  • Allow the masala to cool down completely.
  • Transfer to a clean jar and store in the fridge for upto 2 weeks.



*These ingredients yield approximately 1 Cup of masala sufficient to make curry for 4 adults.