Tomato Chutney, South Indian Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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Like most South Indian recipes, this is a hot and spicy tomato and onion chutney. Perk up your meal with this chutney. Purée this to make a smooth chutney and enjoy the contrasting flavours.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the chana dal, urad dal and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the dals turn light brown in colour.
- Add the green chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Allow it to cool completely and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Remove from the flame and pour on the chutney and mix well.
- Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator with idlis/ dosas/ uttapas.
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