Tomato Chutney

tomato chutney










Like most South Indian recipes, this is a hot and spicy tomato and onion chutney. Perk up your meal with this recipe. Purée this to make a coarse chutney and enjoy the contrasting flavours.



  •  1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal (split Bengal gram)
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • salt to taste


  • Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the green chillies, chana dal, urad dal and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
  • Add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped tomato, turmeric powder and salt and sauté for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely.
  • Purée the mixture  in a blender to get a smooth chutney.
  • Serve at room temperature or store upto 2 days, refrigerated.
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