Tamatar ki Chutney


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Tamatar ki chutney is the authentic recipe to prepare the all time favorite spicy and tangy tomato chutney. A lovely accompaniment to any main course or snack item, the tomato chutney can be stored in the refrigerator and used as desired.

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500 gms large ripe tomatoes
100 gms dates (khajur)
3/4 cup sugar, adjust to taste
salt to taste
1 large green chilli
1 1/2 tbsp oil

2 bayleaves (tejpatta)
3/4 tbsp panch phoron seeds


  1. Chop (large pieces) tomatoes and dates(small pieces)
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan and add the seasoning.
  3. Once the seasoning crackles add the tomatoes, green chilli.
  4. Cover and let cook for a while till tomatoes are mushy. now add dates and salt.
  5. Cook for some more time stirring in between without the cover. make sure that tomatoes do not stick to the bottom of the pan.
  6. Once the tomatoes are cooked completely add sugar and cook till all the sugar melts.
  7. The chutney should be bright red in color.
  8. Simmer for a while and turn off the flame. remove the green chilli and pour the chutney in the serving dish.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. It goes well with stuffed parathas puris and kachaudis.
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This recipe was contributed by lak1700 on 19 Oct 2002

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