Tomato Chutney

  • Chopped tomatoes (1 cup)
  • Onion chopped (1 medium size)
  • Channa dal (1 tbsp)
  • Turmeric powder ( 1 tsp)
  • Asafetida powder (1 tsp)
  • Dried red chilles (3)
  • Mustard seeds (1 tsp)
  • Oil (3 tbsp)
  • curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water (1 cup)

  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a heavy bottom pan, add channa dal and saute till it becomes light golden brown. Add chopped onion and saute till it becomes trasparent..
  2. Add 2 dired red chillies and saute. Add turmeric, asafetida powder, salt and saute. Add the chopped tomatoes cook and saute till it mashes.
  3. Cook the mixture and blend it in a blender adding water. Empty the tomato chutney in a bowl.
  4. For seasoning, heat oil, add 1 dired red chilly and mustard seeds.
  5. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the curry leaves, switch off the flame and pour the seasoning in the chutney.
  6. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
Serve the chutyney with Dosa, Idli or bread.

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3 comments on “Tomato Chutney”

  1. Viji

    wat i like abt ur site is ur recipes r always easy.. i cn try all of dem … its awesome..

  2. Pari

    Dear Veena,
    This is a favorite at my place. I also add a few fenugreek seeds to mine.

    • Veena

      Dear Pari,

      Many thanks for the suggestion about the fenugreek seeds. I like it as well but sometimes it burns to a bitter taste which i dont like much.

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