Indus Ladies

August 15, 2011

Tomato Chutney

Ingredients :
  • Tomato - 4 (medium size)
  • Big Onion - 2 (medium size)
  • Red Chillies - 5
  • Curry Leaves -  3 strands
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Oil  
  • Salt 
Method :
  1. Cut the onions and tomatoes into small pieces. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan add 2 strands of curry leaves and red chillies. Then add onions fry for sometime, finally add tomatoes. Saute till the tomatoes are half cooked. Switch off the flame and allow the mixture to cool. 
  2. Grind it in a mixie by adding required salt.If you are having doubt about chillies,keep away 1 or 2 roasted chillies.After grinding check for the taste and add the chillies if needed.
  3. After grinding, heat 3 tbsps of oil in a pan add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. After mustard seeds crackle pour the grinded chutney, cook until oil separates from the chutney (hardly it will take 2 to 3 minutes) and switch off the flame.
  4. Tomato chutney is now ready to serve with Idli or Dosa. 
Tips :
  • While seasoning excess of oil will help the chutney to stay fresh for a longer period.
  • No need to add water while grinding the chutney.

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