Tomato chutney is flavored Indian recipe. It serves great as a side dish with many varieties of snacks and rice dishes. It tastes great when accompanied with idli or dosa. Due to its hot and spicy nature, even children like to eat by applying as a sauce to their breads or burgers.
Onions – 1
Green chillies – 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp.
Curry leaves – 1 tsp.
Coriander leaves – 2 tsp.
Black pepper – ¼ tsp.
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp.
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp.
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp.
Sugar – 2 tsp.
Vegetable oil – 2 tsp.
Salt to taste
- Cut onion, green chili and tomatoes into small pieces.
- Take 1 -1 ½ oil in a pan and fry green chili and cumin seeds for about 1 min.
- Add pieces of tomatoes, onions, sugar, ginger garlic paste, salt (according to your taste) and cook until tender.
- Remove from heat. Once the ingredients cools, blend it in a mixer or electric blender along with coriander leaves to make it into paste of medium consistency.
- Heat remaining oil and fry mustard seeds and curry leaves separately until seeds starts splattering.
- Add red chilly powder and black pepper powder over the chutney and stir well.
- Tomato chutney is ready. Serve with idli or any snack or rice dish.
- Tomatoes are low in saturated fats, cholesterol, and sodium.
- It has antioxidants, which protects the body cells from damage.
- They are also a good source of chromium, thiamine, vitamin K, vitamin E, copper, and manganese.
- Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.
- Ginger has long been used as a natural heartburn remedy
- Garlic has been touted to treat cold.
- Raw, crushed garlic is a powerful antibiotic
- Pepper reduces respiratory illnesses
- Pepper helps asthmatics breathe more easily
- Cumin seeds are good for diabetics