Tomato Chutney Recipe, Onion Tomato Chutney. A delicious chutney made with onion and tomatoes that is served as an accompaniment for Dosa, Idli, Pongal, Pesarettu etc.
Tomato Chutney is a common chutney that is made very often in South India. Tomato Chutney is served with Dosa, Idli, Pesarettu or Pongal. I have not seasoned the tomato chutney with mustard seeds and urad dal. However, you can season the tomato chutney with mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
Preparation Time. 10 minutes
Cook Time. 15 minutes
Recipe Category. Side
Recipe Cuisine. South Indian
Tomatoes (roughly chopped) – 4 nos.
Onion (roughly chopped) – 2 nos.
Red chillies – 8 nos.
Garlic cloves/poondu – 10 to 12 nos.
Tamarind – 1/2 teaspoon
Salt – as required
Oil – 2 tablespoon
Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.
1. Heat oil in a pan and add garlic cloves and red chillies. Fry for a minute and then add onions and fry until onions turn transparent. Then add tomatoes and tamarind.2. Once tomatoes turn little mushy, add salt. Give a quick stir and switch off. Once it cools down, transfer it to a mixer.3. Grind until smooth. Then transfer it to a pan, and cook in medium flame until it thickens or reaches a desired consistency.Now, Tomato Chutney is ready! Serve as an accompaniment to Dosa, Idli or Pongal.
- I have not seasoned the tomato chutney with mustard seeds or urad dal. You can heat a teaspoon of oil, and season it with mustard seeds and urad dal. You can add the seasoning once the tomato chutney is ready.
- Use ripe tomatoes.