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Indian Summer Tomato Salad

Yield: 4 servings

  • 4 lg Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 tb Lime juice
  • 2 tb Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 ts Fennel seeds
  • 1 ea Dried hot chili pod
  • 2 tb Cilantro, chopped
  • Salt & pepper
Arrange tomato slices on a platter. Sprinkle with lime juice. Warm oil in a small pot over moderate heat. Add cumin, fennel & chili pod, cook for 30 seconds. Remove from heat, discard pod & cool. Whisk in the cilantro; spoon seasoned oil over tomatoes. Season with salt & pepper & serve. If it sits, the flavour will intensify.

Yamuna Devi, "Yamuna's Table"