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Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe | Vengaya Thakkali Chutney Recipe
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Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe | Vengaya Thakkali Chutney Recipe

Onion Tomato Chutney is one of the most common chutney variety most of us make for breakfast! This onion-tomato has the spice and tangy flavor balanced well. The addition of garlic is optional but it adds a nice flavor to the chutney. Relish Onion Tomato chutney with Idli/dosa/uttapam!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Chutney
Cuisine: Indian Recipes, South Indian Recipes, Tamil Nadu Recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 34kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • Heavy Bottomed Pan
  • Mixer Grinder


  • 2 Onion Medium Size
  • 1 Tomato Big Size
  • 6-8 Red Chili
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Gooseberry Size Tamarind
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil

For Tempering

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Few Curry leaves


  • Heat a tawa, add oil and when the oil is hot, add red chillies and tamarind and saute them for a minute. Take them in the mixer.
  • Add the chopped onions and garlic clovers to the pan along with a pinch of salt and saute them for 2 minutes. Then add chopped tomatoes and saute them for another 5 minutes in medium flame. 
  • Then switch off the flame and allow them to cool off. Then take the sauted ingredients to the mixer and add salt and grind it to a nice paste.
  • Heat another pan, and add oil. Add the mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add curry leaves, and remove from flame.
  • Add the tempered ingredients to the ground chutney and mix well.
  • Serve the yummy Kara Chutney with Idli  and Dosa.



Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g