Tomato chutney is yet another chutney variety for Idly/Dosa. Unlike other chutneys, the tomato chutney is prepared little spicy and hot. I always prefer to make  tomato chutney than other varieties as this combination is classic.






Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time 10 mins
Servings3-4

Ingredients:
Tomatoes3
Green Chillies2
SaltTo Taste
Hing1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder 1/4 teaspoon
Gingelly Oil2 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Red chilli1
Curry leavesFew
Tamarind1 small gooseberry size
Fenugreek seeds powder1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric powder1/4 teaspoon

Method:
  1. Finely chop the tomatoes and keep it aside. Soak tamarind in water and extract the juice and keep it aside
  2. Take a pan and keep in flame. Add 1 teaspoon of gingelly oil and add mustard seeds and hing. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds and remove from flame and take it aside in a bowl

  3. Now keep the pan again in the flame and add remaining oil and add broken green and red chillies and fry for 20 seconds. To this add chopped tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon of salt and mix well. Keep in medium flame till the tomatoes are cooked completely

  4. Cool the tomatoes completely and grind it in a mixer to a nice paste

  5. Keep another pan in flame and add tamarind juice, turmeric and salt and let it boil for 5 minutes till the raw smell goes off. 

  6. Add the ground tomato paste, red chilli powder and let it boil for another 5 minutes in tamarind extract. Finally add fenugreek powder and mix well and remove from flame. Add the seasoned mustard seeds and mix well.

  7. Serve the hot and spicy Tomato chutney with idly/dosa/bajji. Even this can be mixed with plain rice 

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  1. Hello madam your recipes are very good. I need little clarification , In this Tomato chutney recipe - you have mentioned in step 2 like this -take a pan and keep in flame. in step 2 - Add 1 teaspoon of gingelly oil and add mustard seeds and hing. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds and remove from flame and take it aside in a bowl - but in the final step there is no mention about what do this , This is for seasoning in the final or what --Thanks & Regards

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    1. Thanks Krishnamurthy for pointing this out. I have updated the recipe accordingly. Yes, the This needs to be added to the final product before serving.

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  2. Hi Mam..This is an awesome Chatni..It tastes superb! Thank u :)
    Since this is summer season..U can teach us variuos Papad/Sandige..That would be great!!

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  3. Hi Mam..This chatni tastes superb!! Quick, Easy and Very very tasty!!

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  4. I just followed your recipe and it came out very well. Chutney is very tasty. Thanks.

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