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Feb 26, 2011

Tomato Chutney

  1. Onion(small onions)    10no.s or 1med size onion
  2. Tomato     3-4 no.s (med. size)
  3. Ginger   1/2" piece
  4. Dry red chilli     4-5no.s
  5. Curry leaves      1twig
  6. Chana dal    1tbsp
  7. Shredded Coconut     1tbsp or less
  1. To temper
  2. Oil     1tsp
  3. Mustard seeds    1/4-1/2 tsp
  4. urad dal    1/2 tsp
  5. curry leaves      few
Tomato chutney with brown rice idly

  • Roughly chop the onions and tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a sauce pan or wok,add chana dal fry till golden brown.
  • Add onions,ginger,curry leaves and red chillies fry well
  • saute the onions till onion get transparent.
  • Now add the tomatoes, saute well until tomatoes get soft.
  • Add shredded coconut,mix well and allow them to cool  completely.
  • Then put them in a blender add little water and blend it to a little coarse paste.
  • now pour the chutney to a bowl .
  • Heat oil in a seasoning pan and add the tempering ingredients one by one ,when it plutter and fry well
  • add to the chutney and mix well.
  • Now the tangy and spicy tomato chutney is ready to serve.
  • It goes well with Idly,dosa,curd rice,paniyaram etc.

You can also use canned tomatoes(6oz)
Add red chillies to ur spice level. If you want to pack this chutney for lunch box add a small piece of tamarind along with the other ingredients fry well and grind.


  1. it looks n tastes yummy...thanks a bunch! god bless u n ur family! <3

  2. I will sure try your recipes Sangeetha!!! Thanks for sharing.


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