Tomato Chutney ( Idli and Dosas)
by Tarla Dalal
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A tangy accompaniment, tomato chutney goes well with idli, dosa, appe, and even chapathi or puri. A balanced dose of onion, curry leaves and red chillies gives it a spicy feel that complements bland dishes quite well.
- Wash the dal and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a pan, add the washed dal and stir till it becomes golden brown in colour.
- Add the onion, curry leaves, red chillies, turmeric powder and asafoetida and fry for a few minutes.
- Then add the chopped tomatoes and fry for about 5 minutes to soften them.
- Remove from the fire and cool to room temperature.
- Put the tomato mixture in a blender, add salt and a little water and grind to a coarse paste.
- Prepare the tempering by heating the oil in a small bowl and adding the mustard seeds and red chillies and frying till the seeds crackle.
- Pour the tempering over the chutney and mix well.
- Refrigerate and use as required.
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