Tomato chutney

February 19, 2008 at 3:17 am Leave a comment

Tomato : 5 to 6 (cut into pieces)
Tamarind flakes : 3
Green chilli : 2 or (optional )
Peanuts or sesame seeds : 2 table spoons
Garlic flakes : 3
Salt to taste
Turmeric : A pinch

For popu :
Vegetable oil : 2 table spoons
Red chilli :2
Mustard seeds , cumin seeds – each pinch
Curry leaves : few
Coriander leaves ; few
Onion : 1 onion (cut into small pieces )

Preparation :

1.Roast peanuts or sesame seeds and keep aside. Roast green chilli with little bit of oil.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium size kadai . Add tomatoes and tamarind flakes. Cook it on low flame stirring frequently until the tomato pieces are tender. Turn off heat. Keep it aside for cooling.

3. Grind peanuts, green chilli, garlic turmeric and salt into smooth paste. Add roasted tomatoes to the above mix and grind to coarse ( One round will be sufficient)

4. Take it in a serving bowl.

5. Heat oil on small popu pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot add red chilli, cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Once they pop add curry leaves, fry for few seconds, add onion pieces, a pinch of salt and coriander leaves. Stir it for a minute. Turn off the heat. Add to tomato chutny

It makes a very good side dish. Tastes great with rice , chapati and roti.


Entry filed under: Chutneys.

Cucumber curd chutney (Kheera aava) or Spicy Cucumber Yogurt Mix Bread dosa (Poha Dosa) with rice and poha.

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