14 January, 2016
Tomato-Chutney (South Indian Style)
Mouth watery Tomato – chutney which goes well with idli, dosa, paniyaram and paratha. Very easy to make and handy. Lets see how to make this chutney and share your feedback.
Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 10 mins
Recipe type – Chutney
Serve – 2-3
Tomato – 2 medium (chopped)
Red chilly – 2-3 or as needed
Chana dal/gram dal – 1 tbsp
Urad dal/ black gram dal – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – 5-6
Tamarind – 1 inch
Asafoetida- a pinch
Oil – 2 tsp (sesame or any other oil)
salt -as per taste
In a kadai medium heat 1 1/2 tsp of oil and add channa dal, urad dal, red chilly, curry leaves and mustard .
Fry them till chana dal and urad dal turn light brown in medium heat. (do not make them brown)let them cool.
Take them out add tamarind , fry it for few seconds. Take it out.
If needed add some more oil and add tomato, asafoetida fry them for 2 mins or until they become little soft.let them cool.
Take these ingredients which we fried, in a blender and add salt.
Blend them(if needed add little water) and make chutney.
Tomato-Chutney is ready serve it with idli dosa or chapati.
you can preserve it in freeze for 2-3 days.
Heat 1 1/2 tsp oil fry chana dal, urad dal, red chilly, turmeric, curry leaves and mustard seeds, until light brown
In remaining oil fry tamarind, few seconds
Let them cool
Add some more oil fry tomato and asafoetida, till tomato starts mushy
Let them cool and put them in a blender, add salt
If needed add 2 tsp of water, blend nicely and make chutney