1.heat the oil in a flat utensil.when it is smoking hot,lower the flame and temper with the fenugreek seeds,jimmu and red chillies.
2.when the chillies turn brown add the garlic . after a while add ginger .once the garlic browns a little,add tomatoes ,turmeric powder and salt.cook over a high flame stirring continuosly till the liquid gets absorbed.
3.add the cumin seeds and red chilli powder.stir occasionally and cook till the liquid dries and the oil separates.
4.transfer to a dish and allow it to cool .this can be refrigerated for upto one week.