Mar 13, 2011

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Serves: 3


3 onions, roughly chopped
10 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
2 pinches turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 teaspoon oil


Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions and garlic. Fry till pink in color.

Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Saute on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Add chopped tomatoes and salt. Mix well and fry for 2 - 3 minutes. Do not add water.

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes until tomato - onion mixture thickens. Switch off the heat and keep aside for cooling.

Transfer this mixture to a mixer bowl and blend till smooth. Do not add water. Serve as a side dish with Idli / Dosa / Pongal / Rice / Roti.

Seasoning ( optional ):

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Add 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds. When they begin to crackle, add curry leaves. Saute for 1 minute and pour the seasoning over tomato chutney.

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