Tomato chutney recipe is an easy and delicious south Indian chutney recipe with fresh ripe tomatoes. It is usually served with idli, dosa, upma, vada and other south Indian breakfast dishes.It is a very popular and commonly made chutney in south Indian homes just like coconut chutney, pudina chutney, peanut chutney etc. Vegan and gluten free recipe.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: tomato chutney
1teaspoonred chili powder
Pick rinse and wipe 3 large tomatoes (about 350 grams) and chop it finely. You can also mince them in a food processor or crush it. Also finely chop 1 large onion.Heat oil in a pan. Add 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon urad dal, chana dal and few curry leaves. Saute for few seconds over medium heat. You can also add 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
Add sliced onions and saute till they turn soft.
Now add chopped tomatoes and mix.
Add 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/4 teaspoon jaggery and salt to taste. Mix very well.
Add 3/4 cup water and simmer till gravy consistency is reached.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve Tomato chutney hot with idli.
1. Use desi tomatoes for nice tangy taste. 2. Use red chillies as per your preference. 3. you can grind the tomatoes roughly too to get a chunky texture.